Year: 2001
USA: ThinkFilm
UK: Artificial Eye
Cast: Aurelien Recoing, Karin Viard, Serge Livrozet, Jean-Pierre Mangeot, Monique Mangeot, Nicolas Kalsch, Marie Cantet, Felix Cantet, Maxime Sassier, Elisabeth Joinet, Nigel Palmer, Christophe Charles, Didier Perez, Olivier Lejoubioux, Pauline de Laubie, Jamila Abdallah, Philippe Jouannet
Director: Laurent Cantet
Country: France
Language: French (English subtitles)
USA: 132 mins
UK: 134 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for sensuality
UK Certificate: PG contains mild language
USA Release Date: 12 April 2002 (Limited Release - Los Angeles)
USA Release Date: 29 March 2002 (Limited Release - New York)
UK Release Date: 5 April 2002


His world revolves around his job, so when Vincent (Aurelien Recoing) loses it he can't bring himself to reveal this to his family and instead pretends he's been promoted to a new job at the UN in Geneva. As time goes by he falls deeper and deeper into an ever escalating situation that is getting rapidly out of control - who knows where it will end and what havoc it will wreak on himself and damage it will cause to his family and friends?