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Time Out says

This directorial debut from the popular actor Amalric is terribly French. Commissioned to make a film by Arte on the Godardian theme of 'masculine/feminine', Philippe has the off-the-wall idea of making it in the frame of a documentary on local politics. Meanwhile his marriage is on the rocks. (The title puns on the phrase 'public affairs'.) Jokey and autobiographical, it's haphazardly constructed and looks dreadful - then Le Pen scores massive gains in the national election and the film becomes much more searching.
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Release Details

  • Duration:83 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mathieu Amalric
  • Screenwriter:Marcelo Novais Teles, Christine Dory, Mathieu Amalric
  • Cast:
    • Michèle Laroque
    • Arthur Boissau
    • Christelle Prot
    • Jean-Quentin Châtelain
    • Bernard Menez
    • Claude Régy
    • Anne Alvaro
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