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Cherchez Hortense (Looking for Hortense)

Cherchez Hortense (Looking for Hortense)
  • 2012
  • France
  • 100 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Pascal Bonitzer
  • Written by: Agnès de Sacy, Pascal Bonitzer
  • Cast: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Carré
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 9 August 2013

A Chinese civilisation specialist (Bacri) and his theatre director wife (Scott Thomas) spice up their mundane lives by inserting themselves into the plight of a Serbian immigrant.

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Looking for Hortense

7 Aug 20134 stars

Enigmatic comedy of identity and miscommunications set in French society

Intertwining the personal and the political, writer-director Pascal Bonitzer’s enigmatic comedy of identity and miscommunication unfolds in a recognizably ‘real’ Paris of beautifully decorated family apartments, discreet Japanese restaurants and the…

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