Ive Loved You So Long (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Ive Loved You So Long (2008)
  • Rate: 7.6/10 total 10,285 votes 
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 19 March 2008 (Belgium)
  • Runtime: 117 min
  • Filming Location: Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
  • Gross: $3,167,876(USA)(19 April 2009)
  • Director: Philippe Claudel
  • Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein and Serge Hazanavicius
  • Original Music By: Jean-Louis Aubert   
  • Sound Mix: DTS | Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Prison | Visit | Death | Colleague | Doctor

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Philippe Claudel  writer

Known Trivia

    Plot: A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison. Full summary »  »

    Story: Juliette was 15 years in prison. Confronted with the unexpected goodness of her younger sister Léa, who makes Juliette a part of her family, very slowly breaks up the Juliette's ice and bitterness and she carefully opens up.Written by Anonymous  

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    Synopsis: This powerful story of familial struggles and redemption follows a shell-shocked Juliette (Scott-Thomas), who returns to live with he young sister Lea (Zylberstein) after being banished from the family for 15 years.An enormous critical and box office success in France, Scott-Thomas’ phenomenal performance has already been singled out by critics for end-of-year award consideration.

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    Produced By:

    • Sylvestre Guarino known as executive producer
    • Yves Marmion known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Kristin Scott Thomas known as Juliette Fontaine
    • Elsa Zylberstein known as Léa
    • Serge Hazanavicius known as Luc
    • Laurent Grévill known as Michel (as Lauren Grevill)
    • Frédéric Pierrot known as Capitaine Fauré
    • Claire Johnston known as La mère de Juliette et Léa
    • Catherine Hosmalin known as La conseillère d'insertion
    • Jean-Claude Arnaud known as Papy Paul
    • Olivier Cruveiller known as Gérard
    • Lise Ségur known as P'tit Lys (as Lise Segur)
    • Mouss known as Samir (as Mouss Zouheyri)
    • Souad Mouchrik known as Kaisha
    • Nicole Dubois known as La DRH hôpital
    • Laurent Claret known as Directeur hôpital
    • Marcel Ouendeno known as Bamakalé
    • Gérard Barbonnet known as Monsieur Lucien
    • Jérémie Covillault known as Le jeune inspecteur
    • Kevin Lipka known as L'étudiant (as Kévin Lipka)
    • Bruno Raffaelli known as Monsieur Dupuis
    • Pascal Demolon known as L'homme du bar
    • Aïcha Mimouni known as Serveuse du bar
    • Catherine Antoine known as Bimbo Lucien
    • Lily-Rose known as Emelia
    • Valentin Jalet known as Bébé Kaisha
    • Claire Lefevre known as Marie-Paule – dite Katrina (voice)
    • Pascal Bordes known as Patrick
    • Alain Buron known as François
    • Isabelle Destrez known as Muriel
    • Nathalie Hamel known as Nathalie
    • Dominique Kucharzewski known as Anne
    • Marc Léonian known as Yves (as Marc Leonian)
    • Eva Quinto known as Florence
    • Elio Guarino known as Enfant
    • Alixane Pachot known as Enfant
    • Laurine Pachot known as Enfant
    • Hannah Peytavi-Müller known as Enfant
    • Olga Peytavi-Müller known as Enfant
    • Théo Urbauer known as Enfant
    • Alexandre Voisin known as Enfant
    • Maryse Voisin known as Enfant
    • Angèle Zidi known as Enfant
    • Paul Zidi known as Enfant
    • Bryce Hitchcock known as Emelia (voice)

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Patrick Girault known as key hair stylist

    Art Department:

    • Catherine Bourgeois known as set dresser
    • Benjamin Bouygues-Faugeron known as assistant art director
    • Denis Lourenco known as ripper
    • Romain Scavazza known as assistant art director

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    Production Companies:

    • UGC YM
    • Integral Film
    • France 3 Cinéma (in co-production with)
    • UGC Images (in co-production with)
    • Sofica UGC 1 (in association with)
    • Sofica Soficinéma 4 (in association with)
    • Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l'Europe (with the support of)
    • Région Lorraine (with the support of)
    • Ville de Nancy (with the support of)
    • Communaute Urbaine du Grand Nancy (with the support of)
    • Canal+ (with the participation of)
    • TPS Star (with the participation of)

    Other Companies:

    • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies
    • Creative Regie  production services and equipment (production services)

    Distributors:

    • UGC Distribution (2008) (France) (theatrical)
    • Alfa Films (2009) (Argentina) (theatrical)
    • Atlantic Film (2009) (Sweden) (theatrical)
    • Benelux Film Distribution (2008) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
    • Filmware International (2009) (Taiwan) (theatrical)
    • Londra Films P&D (2011) (Bolivia) (theatrical)
    • Longride (2009) (Japan) (theatrical)
    • Mongrel Media (2008) (Canada) (theatrical)
    • Mongrel Media (2008) (Canada) (theatrical) (English Canada)
    • Moviemobz Rain (2009) (Brazil) (theatrical)
    • Métropole Films Distribution (2008) (Canada) (theatrical) (Quebec)
    • Sony Pictures Classics (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Spentzos Films (2008) (Greece) (theatrical)
    • Alamode Film (2008) (Germany) (all media)
    • Lionsgate (2009) (UK) (DVD)
    • Lionsgate (2009) (UK) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
    • Lumière Home Entertainment (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD)
    • Lumière Home Entertainment (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
    • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2009) (Canada) (DVD)
    • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2009) (USA) (DVD)
    • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2009) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
    • Teleview International (2008) (Lebanon) (all media) (Middle East)
    • Transeuropa Video Entertainment (TVE) (2009) (Argentina) (DVD)

    ..{tab=Other Stuff}Release Date:

    • Germany 14 February 2008 (Berlin International Film Festival)
    • Belgium 19 March 2008
    • France 19 March 2008
    • Greece 5 June 2008 (Athens)
    • Netherlands 5 June 2008
    • Spain 29 August 2008
    • USA 29 August 2008 (Telluride Film Festival)
    • Canada 10 September 2008 (Toronto International Film Festival)
    • Canada 12 September 2008 (French speaking region)
    • UK 21 September 2008 (Cambridge Film Festival)
    • France 24 September 2008 (DVD premiere)
    • Israel 25 September 2008
    • Ireland 26 September 2008
    • UK 26 September 2008
    • Canada 29 September 2008 (Vancouver International Film Festival)
    • USA 21 October 2008 (Chicago International Film Festival)
    • USA 24 October 2008 (limited)
    • Germany 13 November 2008
    • Australia 26 December 2008
    • Italy 6 February 2009
    • UK 9 February 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Canada 10 February 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Sweden 6 March 2009
    • Hong Kong 24 March 2009 (Hong Kong International Film Festival)
    • China 1 April 2009 (limited)
    • Hungary 23 April 2009
    • New Zealand 14 May 2009
    • Germany 15 May 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Taiwan 12 June 2009
    • Brazil 26 June 2009
    • Turkey 3 July 2009
    • Argentina 16 July 2009
    • Norway 24 July 2009
    • Denmark 7 August 2009
    • Finland 23 August 2009 (Espoo Film Festival)
    • Mexico 13 September 2009 (Tour de Cine Francés en México)
    • Poland 18 September 2009
    • Colombia 16 October 2009
    • Peru 24 December 2009
    • Japan 26 December 2009
    • South Korea 7 January 2010
    • Mexico 16 April 2010
    • Japan 10 July 2010 (Miyazaki Film Festival)

    MPAA: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and smoking

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    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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