In the House (Dans la maison)
- 1h 45min
- Directed by: François Ozon
- Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Ernst Umhauer, Kristin Scott Thomas
- Language: French
- UK release: 29 March 2013
High-school teacher Germain (Luchini) sets his students an assignment to write about what they did that weekend, but then Claude (Umhauer) writes about his desire to infiltrate a classmate’s household. Ozon’s new film is a sparkling black comedy, effortlessly shifting between genres, tones and styles. Highly recommended.
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In the House (Dans La Maison)9 Oct 2012
Fascinating new offering from French filmmaker Francois Ozon.
A sparkling and superbly acted black comedy, Francois Ozon’s In the House is a fascinating companion piece to Ian McEwan’s new novel Sweet Tooth, in its exploration of both creating and consuming fiction. The wonderfully deadpan Fabrice Luchini plays…
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