The Girl From Monaco

The Girl From Monaco

Fabrice Luchini
Director: Anne Fontaine Cast: Fabrice Luchini
Fabrice Luchini
, Roschdy Zem
Roschdy Zem
, Louise Bourgoin
Louise Bourgoin
Anne Fontaine

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

A bodyguard hired to look after a lawyer ends up protecting the man from himself in this breezy comedy from France. Bertrand Beauvois (Fabrice Luchini) is a successful fiftysomething attorney who's hired to represent Edith Lasalle (Stéphane Audran), who has been charged with killing a man with ties to the Russian mafia. Edith's adult son, Louis (Gilles Cohen), has been warned that Russian strong-arm men may try to silence his mother and her legal team, so he hires a private security team to protect them and Bertrand finds he's shadowed at all times by stone-faced Christophe Abadi (Roschdy Zem). Bertrand doesn't see the need for Christophe's presence, but when the lawyer has trouble brushing off a former girlfriend he'd rather not see, the bodyguard turns out to be a valuable ally. Bertrand and Christophe strike up a friendship, as the former is increasingly impressed with the latter's street smarts and good judgment, but when Audrey Varela (Louise Bourgoin), a gorgeous woman nearly half Bertrand's age, begins throwing herself at him, Christophe has a hard time convincing his client that something is clearly not right. La Fille de Monaco (aka The Girl From Monaco) received its North American premiere at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/15/2009
UPC: 0876964002172
Original Release: 2007
Rating: R
Source: Magnolia
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 54,280

Special Features

Closed Caption; Making of the Girl From Monaco

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Fabrice Luchini Bertrand Beauvais
Roschdy Zem Christophe
Louise Bourgoin Audrey
Stéphane Audran Edith Lasalle
Gilles Cohen Louis Lasalle
Jeanne Balibar Hélène
Alexandre Steiger Alain
Philippe Duclos Inspecteur Taurand
Hélène de Saint Père Carolina
Christophe Vandevelde Tony
Pierre Bourgeon Boulie

Technical Credits
Anne Fontaine Director,Screenwriter
Patrick Blossier Cinematographer
Philippe Carcassonne Producer
Jacques Fieschi Screenwriter
Yves Fournier Production Designer
Benoît Graffin Screenwriter
Jean-Pierre Laforce Sound/Sound Designer
Jean-Claude Laureux Sound/Sound Designer
Catherine Leterrier Costumes/Costume Designer
Maryline Monthieux Editor
Bruno Pesery Producer
Christine Raspillère Production Manager
Philippe Rombi Score Composer
Brigitte Taillandier Sound/Sound Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Girl from Monaco
1. Security [6:20]
2. CPA [7:43]
3. Forecast [8:37]
4. Trial [7:41]
5. Encounter [8:35]
6. Pirate Party [5:44]
7. Left Behind [6:24]
8. Energy [8:07]
9. In Love [11:53]
10. Mistake [7:42]
11. Silence [12:49]
12. End Credits [2:31]

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