Cineuropa chatted to Julien Temple about his dazzling tribute to the frontman of The Pogues, Madrid-born director Antonio Méndez Esparza, now settled in the USA, returns with a new bid for the Golden Shell —. Audrey spends all her time with Beauvois, including nights of exhausting wild sex, and Beauvois entreats Christophe to make her disappear from his life. He then continues to the court for his final plead in the Lassalle case. 95 minutes: Country: France: Language: French: Box office: $599,595: The Girl from Monaco (original title: La Fille de Monaco) is a 2008 French comedy-drama film directed by Anne Fontaine. An honest and reserved young man, he is not highly educated and admires in others all the culture and mastery of language that he lacks. Bertrand is a brilliant lawyer, highly cultured and very media-savvy. And the perpetually startled look on the seasoned advocate's face seems to express his own bewilderment at the situation. Welcome to a platform where professionals can meet and exchange information and ideas. La fille de Monaco - Domnișoara din Monaco . expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Toronto ), he knows she's bad news for his client. Starring Fabrice Luchini, Roschdy Zem, Louise Bourgoin. But he begs off, fearing he'll be a disappointment. At the Cumberland. All In a battle between an irresistible force and an immovable object, only one of them can prevail. Security guard Christophe, a skilled sportsman, is acting as Bertrand’s bodyguard. Distributed by: Warner Bros. Release date. In one of the last scenes, we see Mrs. Lassalle being freed from prison after only one year of imprisonment while Beauvois remains among the inmates. La Fille de Monaco Format: DVD. Plot. To order Toronto Star articles, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com, The Toronto Star and thestar.com, each property of Toronto Star Quelle horreur! Lassalle assigns a bodyguard to Beauvois, Christophe Abadi (Roschdy Zem). Les Histoires d'amour finissent mal... en général, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Girl_from_Monaco&oldid=963299846, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 June 2020, at 01:13. The film stars Fabrice Luchini, Roschdy Zem, Louise Bourgoin, and Stéphane Audran . Directed by Anne Fontaine. This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. This despite the warnings of Christophe to Beauvois, who have formed a bond of friendship, to stay away from her. Sinoposis La fille de Monaco: Bertrand Beauvois, un bine cunoscut avocat, se află în Monte Carlo ca să o apere pe mama unui om rights reserved. Distributie Fabrice Luchini, Stéphane Audran. Audrey Varella (Louise Bourgoin), a beautiful but highly promiscuous local TV weather girl whose previous lovers include Christophe, enamors Beauvois, hoping to make a better life with him. As someone who has already had a fling with Audrey (who hasn't? The mood is broken when the woman points out they're being followed and he confronts a man who, it turns out, has been hired as his bodyguard by the rich son of a woman he is representing in a high-profile murder trial. The filmmaker is bringing together Jalil Lespert, Louise Bourgoin and Mélanie Doutey in the cast of this feature film piloted by TS Productions and sold by France Télévisions Distribution . Then there's la fille de Monaco herself, Audrey, a blonde Amazon with a voracious appetite for sex and kink who immediately latches on and won't easily let go. We spoke to Dea Kulumbegashvili about her debut film. To order copies of The story revolves around Beauvois, his bodyguard Christophe (hired because the murder victim has a couple of angry brothers with Russian mob ties) and Audrey, a perky weather girl with a social climber's driving ambition. After having sex with her, Christophe pushes Audrey and her scooter off the road and kills her. presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution IMDb5.8/10. Star Newspapers Limited and/or its licensors. A Films Pelléas production. What is it about dumpy old French guys that makes them such babe magnets? Beauvois willingly takes the blame. 20 August 2008 (France) Running time. Newspapers Limited, One Yonge Street, 4th floor, Toronto, ON, M5E 1E6. Contact us | Logos and banners | Change privacy settings, Mission | Structure | Partners | Team | Participate | Donations | Terms and conditions, (The article continues below - Commercial information), Louise Bourgoin to star in Nicole Garcia’s, Arte France Cinéma to co-produce Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s. permissions/licensing, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com, French with English subtitles. The Girl from Monaco (original title: La Fille de Monaco) is a 2008 French comedy-drama film directed by Anne Fontaine. To star Roschdy Zem and Benoît Poelvoorde. He loves women – but only for conversational purposes – and goes to Monaco to defend a septuagenarian accused of murder. It also feels like the screenwriters missed a great opportunity to tie the two plotlines together. Ambitious, sexy and bold, Audrey is a weather-girl for a cable TV channel in Monaco, but has no intention of spending the rest of her career there. Regizat de Anne Fontaine. Cineuropa is the first European portal dedicated to cinema and audiovisual in 4 languages. 01/10/2019 | Production | Funding | France Middle-aged and highly successful lawyer Bertrand Beauvois (Fabrice Luchini) is hired by Monaco businessman Louis Lassalle (Gilles Cohen) to defend his mother Édith Lassalle (Stéphane Audran), who has killed her former lover. 14A. On November 14, shooting will start in Brittany on Hervé Lasgouttes’s debut feature, Crawl, starring Swann Arlaud. There are some genuinely suspenseful moments, great dialogue and interplay between lawyer and bodyguard and Bourgoin's performance as the scheming temptress is audacious and inspired. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the most important daily or weekly news on European cinema, FERA celebrates 40-year anniversary online, FOCAL’s Audience & Market Strategies wraps in Zurich, Beginning triumphs at San Sebastián with four awards, San Sebastián 2020 San Sebastián Industry, San Sebastián 2020 San Sebastián Industry/Awards, Argentina shines at San Sebastián's industry events, Arte France Cinéma to co-produce Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Les herbes sèches, Watch on Cineuropa: A brave new world - Films championing diversity, migration and new ways of being, An all-out recovery plan is announced for French cinema. The movie opens with Beauvois in a hot embrace with a well-preserved woman he's just met as he muses aloud whether to take things to the next stage (the hotel room). The director who made Of Gods and Men is to start shooting an off-the-wall comedy in spring 2013. We talked to Gregory Kershaw and Michael Dweck, the duo behind one of the biggest delights of the year, FR 20/08/2008, BE 03/09/2008, DE 02/07/2009, Philippe Carcassonne, Bruno Pésery, Christine Raspillere. La fille de Monaco (2008) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Republication or distribution of this content is It would have been far better if these three had never met up…, The filmmaker is bringing together Jalil Lespert, Louise Bourgoin and Mélanie Doutey in the cast of this feature film piloted by TS Productions and sold by France Télévisions Distribution, 01/10/2019 | Production | Funding | France, The first clapperboard will slam in January for this film toplined by Roschdy Zem and Chiara Mastroianni, produced by Petit Film and set to be sold by Charades, Tahar Rahim, Roschdy Zem and Maïwenn are among the cast of this Kazak production, which will be distributed in France by Ad Vitam and sold by Indie Sales, The actress will begin shooting soon; she will be joined by Edouard Baer and Bulle Ogier in the cast of the film, which is directed by Benoît Graffin and produced by EDI, Laurent Larivière’s feature debut, a Franco-Belgian co-production by Mon Voisin Productions together with Saga Film, will be distributed and sold by Le Pacte, Imminent filming for the actor-director’s third feature, with Nicolas Duvauchelle, Marina Foïs and Vincent Rottiers in the cast, 4th feature film for the director-actress who shares the bill with Karin Viard, Emmanuelle Devos, Roschdy Zem and Philippe Rebbot. Too bad the murder trial – involving a sordid love triangle between mother, son and a bisexual hustler – doesn't play a greater role in the film. Louise Bourgoin portrays Audrey as a veritable force of nature, teeming with boundless sexual energy who spouts New Age jargon but is not afraid to use her body and her wiles to get what she wants. Next comes nubile Hélène, who drapes herself on his bed in sexy, black lingerie begging for his attention. to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about 3.7 out of 5 stars 23 ratings. Eminent lawyer Bertrand Beauvois (played by Fabrice Luchini) spends much of La fille de Monaco, or The Girl from Monaco, positively fighting off the advances of women, despite being a rather pale and lumpy specimen of Gallic manhood. With daily news, interviews, data bases, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, Cineuropa aims at promoting the European film industry throughout the world. The script, co-written by director Anne Fontaine, is laden with carnality and decadence as the lust-struck Beauvois gets drawn further into Audrey's web of sex and degradation. This August, the director will start filming her seventh feature starring Louise Bourgoin, Pierre Rochefort, and Dominique Sanda. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. 95 minutes. Roschdy Zem, whose craggy looks and hard-boiled masculinity wouldn't get him a role above third henchman in Hollywood, is equally watchable as an intense but taciturn bodyguard who takes his job very seriously. Then there's la fille de Monaco herself, Audrey, a blonde Amazon with a voracious appetite for sex and kink who immediately latches on and won't easily let go. But, as a solid thriller, La fille de Monaco feels like it's missed the mark. The film stars Fabrice Luchini, Roschdy Zem, Louise Bourgoin, and Stéphane Audran.