Rumba (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Rumba (2008)
  • Rate: 6.7/10 total 757 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 10 September 2008 (France)
  • Runtime: France:77 min | Argentina:77 min
  • Filming Location: Ancien hôpital militaire, Site René Lebas, Cherbourg-Octeville, Manche, France
  • Stars: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Philippe Martz
  • Soundtrack: Obsesion
  • Sound Mix: Dolby SR
  • Plot Keyword: Normandy | One Word Title | Schoolmistress | Dance Contest | Schoolmaster

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Dominique Abel  writer
  • Fiona Gordon  writer
  • Bruno Romy  writer

Known Trivia

  • French visa # 119014.
  • Award: sélectionné pour le Festival de Cannes 2008 (Semaine de la Critique, séance spéciale).
  • Filmed in nine weeks in the Manche and in two weeks by the Cliffs of Etretat.

Plot: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night… See more » |  »

Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome fatality!Written by Anonymous  

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Produced By:

  • Dominique Abel known as executive producer
  • Dominique Abel known as producer
  • Claire Dornoy known as executive producer
  • Charles Gillibert known as producer
  • Fiona Gordon known as executive producer
  • Fiona Gordon known as producer
  • Marin Karmitz known as producer
  • Nathanaël Karmitz known as producer
  • Arlette Zylberberg known as associate producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Dominique Abel known as Dom
  • Fiona Gordon known as Fiona
  • Philippe Martz known as Gérard
  • Bruno Romy known as Le voleur de pain au chocolat
  • Clément Morel known as Eliot
  • Thérèse Fisher known as L'infirmière
  • Claire Dubien known as La boulangère
  • Tatiana Gueroult known as La petite fille de la plage
  • Michel Valognes known as Le conducteur de bus
  • Yohan Faure known as Le piéton
  • Louis Lecouvreur known as Le portier
  • Stéphane Balls known as Le patron du bar
  • Odile de Coligny known as Une institutrice
  • Richard Carpentier known as Instituteur
  • Pascal Vénara known as Instituteur
  • Morgan Ade known as Elève de Fiona
  • Ophélie Anfry known as Une femme sur la place
  • William Ardley known as Danseur
  • Emmanuelle-Camille Argentin known as Danseuse
  • Baptiste Baudu known as Gens de la plage
  • Bruno Baudu known as Gens de la plage
  • Jacqueline Baudu known as Gens de la plage
  • Léonie Blandin known as Elève de Fiona
  • Michael Calvez known as Elève de Fiona
  • Andrée Cimagane known as Elève de Fiona
  • Arthur Clément known as Elève de Tom
  • Annabelle Cocollos known as Danseuse
  • René-Pierre Cocollos
  • Cléo Cornet known as Gens de la plage
  • Cyrille Cornillot known as Danseur
  • Laura Couderc known as Gens de la plage
  • Brice Coursin known as Elève de Fiona
  • Claire Crozat known as Danseuse
  • Nicolas Darques known as Passant dans le fil rouge
  • Alex Deshaires known as Elève de Tom
  • Bernard Desmares known as Danseur
  • Bernadette Desvergez known as Danseuse
  • Elise Doucet known as Elève de Fiona
  • Evelyne Dutut known as Passant dans le fil rouge
  • Jean-Claude Enault known as Elève de Tom
  • Agnes Fauvel known as Gens de la plage
  • Judith Fauvel known as Gens de la plage
  • Justine Fernandez known as Danseuse
  • Isabelle Feron known as Gens de la plage
  • Annick Fessard known as Danseuse
  • Thérèse Fichet known as Danseuse
  • Quentin Fraboulet known as Elève de Tom
  • Maryvonne Furet known as Gens de la plage
  • Valentine Gegard known as Elève de Fiona
  • Alice Germain known as Gens de la plage
  • Pénélope Germain known as Gens de la plage
  • Audrey Godefroy known as Elève de Tom
  • Marie-Claude Godefroy known as Danseuse
  • Rafael Gonzalez known as Elève de Fiona
  • Yvonne Guilaine known as Danseuse
  • Isabelle Guéroult known as Gens de la plage
  • Noah Guéroult known as Gens de la plage
  • Séverine Guéroult known as Gens de la plage
  • Antoine Heutte known as Elève de Fiona
  • Zoé Laine known as Elève de Fiona
  • Charly Lebouc known as Elève de Fiona
  • Pierre Lecoeur known as Danseur
  • Jude Leconte known as Elève de Tom
  • Florian Ledanois known as Elève de Tom
  • Elisa Lefort known as Elève de Tom
  • Lise-Anne Lefort known as Elève de Fiona
  • Charline Legrand known as Elève de Tom
  • Alicia Lemont known as Elève de Tom
  • Emile Lemont known as Danseur
  • Nathalie Lemont known as Danseuse
  • Emilie Lenormand known as Elève de Tom
  • Marie Lepetit known as Elève de Tom
  • Fleur Leroux known as Danseuse
  • André Levigouroux known as Elève de Fiona
  • Noémie Moutel
  • Marcelle Oliveres known as Danseuse
  • Anthony Pelisson known as Danseur
  • Coline Piard known as Elève de Fiona
  • Luc Potier known as Passant dans le fil rouge
  • Kali Remy known as Danseuse
  • Mika Remy known as Danseur
  • Louise Renaud known as Elève de Fiona
  • Valentin Rivière known as Elève de Fiona
  • Chantal Romy
  • Emilie Roussel known as Passant dans le fil rouge
  • Thomas Régnier known as Danseur
  • Camille Saillard known as Elève de Fiona
  • Michel Sanson known as Danseur
  • Jean-Charles Scelles known as Passant dans le fil rouge
  • Léa Soldridhine known as Elève de Fiona
  • Jimmy Tanguy known as Elève de Tom
  • Victor Tardiveau known as Elève de Fiona
  • Christelle Thibon known as Une personne à la plage
  • Robin Tirelle known as Elève de Fiona
  • Jérôme Tollimer known as Elève de Tom
  • Amélie Toupet known as Elève de Fiona
  • Jean-Paul Travert known as Elève de Tom
  • Shirley Verin known as La livreuse
  • Michel Vivier

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Elisabeth Lebreton known as makeup artist (as Elisabeth Le Breton)

Art Department:

  • Laura Couderc known as set dresser
  • Jean Loison known as painter
  • Benoît Valter known as assistant decorator

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Production Companies:

  • MK2 Productions
  • Courage Mon Amour
  • Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF) (co-production)
  • Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC) (participation)
  • Canal+ (participation)
  • TPS Star (participation)
  • BeTV (participation)
  • Région Haute-Normandie (support)
  • Pôle Image Haute-Normandie (in association with)
  • Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral de Belgique (support)
  • Conseil Général de la Manche (support)
  • Conseil Régional du Calvados (support)
  • Aide à l'Ecriture de la Région Basse-Normandie (support)
  • Bureaux d' Accueil des Tournages de Basse-Normandie et Haute-Normandie (support)
  • Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Communauté Française de Belgique (support)
  • Tax Shelter ING Invest de Tax Shelter Productions (support)

Other Companies:

  • Arriflex  camera equipment provided by
  • B&L Lighting Services  lighting
  • Eye-Lite  camera equipment provided by
  • Key Grip Systems  grip equipment

Distributors:

  • MK2 Diffusion (2008) (worldwide) (theatrical)
  • MK2 Diffusion (2008) (France) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2008) (Belgium) (theatrical)
  • Bowjapan (2010) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2009) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Distribution Company (2009) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Filmes do Estação (2009) (Brazil) (theatrical)
  • Fundamental Films (2009) (China) (theatrical)
  • Koch Lorber Films (2009) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Mars Entertainment (2009) (South Korea) (theatrical)
  • Pantheon Entertainments (2009) (Portugal) (theatrical)
  • Seven Films (2008) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Sound & Media (2009) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Vivarto (2009) (Poland) (theatrical)
  • X Verleih AG (2008) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • X Verleih AG (2008) (Switzerland) (theatrical)
  • Argentina Video Home (2009) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • Twin Pics (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD)

..{tab=Other Stuff}Visual Effects by:

  • Benjamin Mirguet known as visual effects
  • Sarah Moreau known as visual effects coordinator
  • Fred Roz known as credits
  • Mikael Tanguy known as digital compositor

Release Date:

  • Canada August 2008 (Montréal Festival des Films du Monde)
  • France 10 September 2008
  • Belgium 17 September 2008
  • Greece 19 September 2008 (Athens Film Festival)
  • Germany 6 November 2008
  • Czech Republic 20 November 2008 (French Film Festival)
  • Italy 22 November 2008 (Turin Film Festival)
  • Croatia 7 January 2009
  • Brazil 23 January 2009
  • Poland 20 February 2009
  • Netherlands 5 March 2009
  • Argentina 13 March 2009 (Pantalla Pinamar Festival)
  • France 19 March 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Argentina 2 April 2009
  • Denmark 17 April 2009 (CPHPIX Festival)
  • Turkey 17 April 2009 (Istanbul Film Festival)
  • Turkey 1 May 2009
  • Germany 15 May 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • USA 24 May 2009 (Seattle International Film Festival)
  • Greece 23 July 2009
  • UK 31 July 2009
  • South Korea 6 August 2009
  • Uruguay 4 September 2009 (Montevideo)
  • Japan 31 July 2010

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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