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La Famille Bélier (2014)

La famille Bélier (original title)
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A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.

Director:

Eric Lartigau

Writers:

Victoria Bedos (original idea), Victoria Bedos (scenario) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karin Viard ... Gigi Bélier
François Damiens ... Rodolphe Bélier
Eric Elmosnino ... Fabien Thomasson
Louane Emera ... Paula Bélier
Roxane Duran ... Mathilde
Ilian Bergala Ilian Bergala ... Gabriel Chevignon
Luca Gelberg Luca Gelberg ... Quentin Bélier
Mar Sodupe ... Mademoiselle Dos Santos
Stéphan Wojtowicz ... Lapidus - le maire
Jérôme Kircher ... Le docteur Pugeot
Bruno Gomila Bruno Gomila ... Rossigneux
Véronique Poulain Véronique Poulain ... La cliente du marché
Philippe Dusseau Philippe Dusseau ... Le président du jury
Clémence Lassalas Clémence Lassalas ... Karène
Melchior Lebeaut Melchior Lebeaut ... L'élève binoclard
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Storyline

The Béliers are ordinary people: Rodolphe and Gigi are married, have two children and run their farm for a living. Ordinary people? Well, almost... since three of them, Dad, Mum and their son Quentin, are deaf. Which is not the case of the boy's big sister, Paula. And not only can she speak but her music teacher scouts her beautiful voice as well. He offers her to sit for the entrance exam of the Maîtrise de Radio France, a vocal elite choir in Paris. Her parents, who rely on her as their ears and mouth in the outside world, take the news badly. Paula, who hates the idea of betraying her parents and her brother, goes through a painful dilemma... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | Sign Languages | Spanish

Release Date:

17 December 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

La familia Bélier See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR10,962,002 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,751,538
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michel Sardou (1947-) is a French singer and songwriter. He is known for his love songs such as "La Maladie d'Amour", "Je vais t'aimer" (both used in the film) as well as for songs dealing with social and political issues. His popularity has spanned 50 years, as of 2015. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the cast list, there are photos of Rodolphe as Mayor with Gigi, of Thomasson's wedding to Mademoiselle Dos Santos, and of Paula and Gabriel in Paris. See more »

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Featured in See Hear: Film Casting & Portrayal (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Je vole
Written by Michel Sardou and Pierre Billon
Lyrics adapted by Marie-Jeanne Serero, Philip James Glenister, Victoria Bedos and Eric Lartigau
Performed by Louane Emera
Piano by Michel Amsellem
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Cute French movie.
23 June 2015 | by santiagocosmeSee all my reviews

Don't expect to be blown away by this movie but expect an enjoyable time. Aside from a very TV movie like look and feel, this flick has got all the ingredients to make for a good watch: the main one being the plot. The moment you hear about it, you can't help but feel curious about it. A girl whose parents are deaf discovers that she has a gift of singing…And obviously her parents don't know or could not appreciate it…

As yo can suspect, she suddenly finds herself confronting a strange situation where she needs to decide if she is to stay with her family and continue with her school and farm life, or if she should move to Paris instead and pursue a singing career eventually.

In the other hand, the acting is not the best if you are a bit picky, but then it's true that playing a deaf person is probably not that easy (the Father is not deaf in real life). Also, some characters are a little too farcical in my opinion. But this movie is not made to be perfect, it's just designed to work well and be enjoyable and that's exactly what you get.

I enjoyed it and I am sure you will.


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