- 111 min
- Directed by: Regis Roinsard
- Written by: Regis Roinsard, Daniel Presley, Romain Compingt
- Cast: Deborah Francois, Romain Duris, Berenice Bejo
- Language: French
- UK release: 31 May 2013
France, 1959: insurance company secretary Rose (Francois) is hopeless at her job except for an uncanny gift for speed-typing. Her boss (Duris) enters her in a competition and romance strikes up. A kooky romcom, heavy on period style and references to vintage Hollywood cinema but low on content.
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Populaire15 Feb 2013
Immaculately styled French period romcom starring Déborah Francois and Romain Duris
This immaculately styled French period romantic comedy signals its pedigree with a colourful cartoon credit sequence reminiscent of cute and kookie Hollywood comedies circa the 1950s and 60s. And in fact, co-writer and director Régis Roinsard’s feature…
Why do we love romantic comedies?18 Jan 2013
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