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by André Téchiné


Alice lives in the suburbs with her mother Louise. The two women get on well. One day, as she reads an online advertisement, Louise believes that fate has finally knocked on her door. She hopes that her daughter will be hired by Blumenstein, a renowned lawyer she used to know well. Gradually Alice becomes a prisoner of her mother’s dream and gauges the difficulty of the undertaking: her world is light years away from that of Blumenstein...They nonetheless meet one another during a weekend in the country. Alice causes these two opposing worlds to collide when she commits a violent deception that raises many questions...

international title: The Girl on the Train
original title: La fille du RER
country: France
sales agent: TF1 Studio
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: André Téchiné
film run: 105'
release date: BE 18/03/2009, FR 18/03/2009, NL 18/06/2009, UK 04/06/2010, ES 25/06/2010
screenplay: Odile Barski, Jean-Marie Besset, André Téchiné
cast: Émilie Dequenne, Catherine Deneuve, Michel Blanc, Mathieu Demy, Ronit Elkabetz, Nicolas Duvauchelle
cinematography by: Julien Hirsch
film editing: Martine Giordano
costumes designer: Radija Zeggai
producer: Saïd Ben Saïd
production: UGC
distributor: UGC Distribution, Benelux Films Distributors Belgium (BFD), Benelux film Distributors Netherlands (BFD), Soda Pictures, Vértigo Films
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