All Genres: Romance
Release Year: 2009
Country: UK, France, Germany
Director: Stephen Frears
Sound: Dolby Digital
Writing by: Christopher Hampton – (screenplay)
Colette – (novels "Chéri" and "The Last of Chéri")
Produced by: Raphaël Benoliel – co-producer
Raphaël Benoliel – line producer: France
Simon Fawcett – executive producer
Marco Gilles – associate producer: Germany
Bastian Griese – co-producer
Andras Hamori – producer
Christopher Hampton – executive producer
François Ivernel – executive producer
Bill Kenwright – producer
Jessica Lange – executive producer
Daniel Mann – associate producer: Germany
Cameron McCracken – executive producer
Thom Mount – producer
Ralf Schmitz – co-producer
Tracey Seaward – producer
Richard Temple – executive producer
Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer – Lea de Lonval
Kathy Bates – Madame Peloux
Rupert Friend – Cheri
Felicity Jones – Edmee
Frances Tomelty – Rose
Anita Pallenberg – La Copine
Harriet Walter – La Loupiote
Iben Hjejle – Marie Laure
Bette Bourne – Baronne
Gaye Brown – Lilli
Tom Burke – Vicomte Desmond
Music: Alexandre Desplat
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Plot Outline: An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.
Plot: The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.
Movie Quotes: Lea de Lonval: I'm probably making a fool of myself… but then again, why not? Life is short!
Crazy Credits: We know about 2 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
During the first few end credits, Professor Colan welcomes Sam back to his class.
Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Revealing mistakes: In the scene were Kate and Taylor are kissing there is spirit gum visible on Kate's left eyebrow. This is because although the brown hair and eyebrows Kate has in this scene are supposed to be her own they are not. Sofia Vassilieva had her head shaved for the part.
Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:
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- Iben Hjejle was personally called up by directer Stephen Frears and didn't know she was going to star opposite big Hollywood names before she began filming her first scene.