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  • 2012
  • FR
  • 111 min
  • 12A
  • 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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Performance times

St Ives Corn Exchange (0.0 miles)

The Pavement, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 5AG
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15 Feb 20133 stars

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…

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18 Jan 2013

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