The Girl from Monaco

The Girl from Monaco  {La Fille de Monaco}
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The Girl from Monaco
La Fille de Monaco
France, 2008, 95 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Coming of Age, Crime, Romantic Comedy, Woman Director
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: French English Sub-Titles

The beautiful isle of Monaco serves as the backdrop for director Anne Fontaine's sparkling romantic comedy. A famous Parisian lawyer, unschooled in the ways of l'amour, falls for a flaky, long-legged local beauty after taking on the case of a wealthy woman who has killed her much younger lover. Nothing goes as planned.

DIRECTOR: Anne Fontaine
Producer: Philippe Carcassonne, Bruno Pésery
Editor: Maryline Monthieux
Screenwriter: Anne Fontaine, Benoît Graffin
Cinematographer: Patrick Blossier
Music: Philippe Rombi
Principal Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Roschdy Zem, Louise Bourgoin, Stéphane Audran, Gilles Cohen
Filmography: Nouvelle Chance (2006), Entre ses mains (2005), Nathalie (2003), How I Killed My Father (2001), Dry Cleaning (1997)
Print Source: Pyramide

French Embassy: LA Film & TV Office, TV5 Monde

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