For Jacques and Martine, everything had to be perfect that evening. They were organising a dinner party with old friends, one of whom had become a television star! But as the celebrity couple keeps everyone waiting for over two hours, tension builds...
Directed by: Philippe Muyl (France, 1993)
Based on a play by Jean-Pierre Bacri and Agnès Jaoui.
Cast: Zabou Breitman (Martine), Jean-Pierre Bacri (Georges), Agnès Jaoui (Charlotte), Sam Karmann (Jacques), Jean-Pierre Darroussin (Fred), Laurent Benoît (the neighbour)
Awards: nominated for the 1994 César awards
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