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Un Air de Famille

  • Film

Time Out says

In a French provincial town, Henri Menard (Bacri) runs the old family restaurant where the clan convenes every Friday night. This Friday, everyone's ego is in for a bruising. A subtle, breezy comedy of manners, Klapisch's follow-up to When the Cat's Away... may not have quite the novelty and charm of that work, but otherwise it's a fresh and unassuming treat. Based on Bacri and Jaoui's award-winning play, the film avoids staginess, less through studied adjustment, than by naturalistic observation, delicately turned characterisation and confident performances. Pity, however, about the 'silent' dreamy flashbacks.
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Release Details

  • Duration:110 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Cédric Klapisch
  • Screenwriter:Agnès Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Cédric Klapisch
  • Cast:
    • Jean-Pierre Bacri
    • Jean-Pierre Darroussin
    • Catherine Frot
    • Agnès Jaoui
    • Claire Maurier
    • Wladimir Yordanoff
    • Sophie Simon
    • Cédric Klapisch
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