Note, this feature has little to do with the novel of the same name by Paul Morand, transposed in 1977 to the screen by Édouard Molinaro with Alain Delon in the lead role. And for good reason, he is inspired by the life of Christian Streiff, the powerful boss of Peugeot Citroen, which on a morning in may 2008, is struck down by a STROKE. The CEO has even pulled a book of his three-year battle to free itself of its hadicap a result of this stroke.
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Co-directed with Geraldine Nakache for All that glitters and We York , Hervé Mimran has adapted this book, I was a man in a hurry , published this year.
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With the assistance of Hélène Fillières ( Voluntary ), the director tells the story of a man in his seventies, Alain (Fabrice Luchini), a businessman who lives at full speed. Before the fall, and these speech therapy sessions to cover the memory and relearn how to speak. Mimran has rewritten the role for the actor, a lover of words.
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Fabrice Luchini endorses it with its celerity usual and Leïla Bekhti, with which the filmmaker had already shot two times, is comfortable in the gown of a speech-language pathologist energetic. But by adding a package of good feelings, Mimran is mired in its plot.
in Addition to the disability and the reconstruction of Alain who also gives courses of eloquence, he deals with the father-daughter relationship, identity, inheritance, unemployment and graft even a love story unnecessary. To force load the boat, it sinks.
a man in A hurry, omédie dramatic Hervé Mimran
With: Fabrice Luchini, Leïla Bekhti, Rebecca Marder, Igor Gotesman
Duration: 1: 40