Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Father of my children

Father of my children (Le pere de mes enfants)

Writer and Director: Mia Hansen-Love (All Is Forgiven)

Starring: Louis-Dominique de Lencquesaing, Chiara Caselli, Alice de Lencquesaing, Alice Gautier

French film producer, Grégoire Canvel (Louis-Do de Lencquesaing) has a wife (Chiara Caselli) and three delightful daughters (Clémence , Valentine and Bobbie ) he adores. He loves his work and is driven and fulfilled artistically by discovering new talent and developing new projects. His world is perfect. Or is it? On the surface all is well but when the ‘worm turns,’ Gregoire has to contend with debts that have piled up over the years and issues with his productions that are currently in the works, Can he cope and will his loving family give him support ? You will need to see the movie to find out.

This is a well made French movie and thought provoking drama offering a rare insight into the joys and challenges of family life.

Look out for the end credits with the only song in the film and all is revealed.

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