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Please, Please Me! (2009)

Fais-moi plaisir! (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 24 June 2009 (France)
Has Jean-Jacques an infallible way to seduce women or is he just fantasizing about it? His girlfriend Ariane wants to sort it out.

Director:

Emmanuel Mouret

Writer:

Emmanuel Mouret (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuel Mouret ... Jean-Jacques
Judith Godrèche ... Elisabeth
Déborah François ... Aneth
Frédérique Bel ... Ariane
Jacques Weber ... Le père d'Elisabeth
Dany Brillant ... Rudolph
Mikaël Gaudin Mikaël Gaudin ... Grégoire (as Mikaël Gaudin-Lech)
Fred Epaud ... Le séducteur
Frédéric Niedermayer Frédéric Niedermayer ... Jean-Paul
Karine Ventalon Karine Ventalon ... La femme du train
Olivier Galfione Olivier Galfione ... Thomas
Jean-François Fagour Jean-François Fagour ... Le vigile
Yongsou Cho Yongsou Cho ... L'ambassadeur (as Young Soo Cho)
Akihiro Nishida Akihiro Nishida ... Le ministre des Affaires Etrangères
Philippe Sol Philippe Sol ... Franck
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Has Jean-Jacques an infallible way to seduce women or is he just fantasizing about it? His girlfriend Ariane wants to sort it out.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

24 June 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Please, Please Me! See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,600,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,084,126
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Delightful
15 January 2010 | by SiamoisSee all my reviews

Emmanuel Mouret writes, directs and stars in yet another romantic comedy. Before I go in details about this little gem, I should mention that "romantic comedy" has become an umbrella term that encompasses many sub-genres, from deeply romantic films with a light tone to crass humor featuring some form of relationship.

The term romantic comedy as applied to Fais-Moi Plaisir! is definitely of the witty variety. The situations are sometimes comical but never excessive. Much like the director, the main character and his girlfriend explicitly wonder about love, lust and relationships. Although there is much introspective dialogue, it is funny and light. Think "When Harry Met Sally" and you're on the right track.

Mouret is never going to be cast as an action hero but wisely elects for a natural style of acting that makes the whole movie even more endearing. The largely feminine cast around him is absolutely charming and the chemistry seems genuine to us. The shining star for me was Déborah François, who was immediately noticeable even in scenes where she was but a secondary character. As she becomes more involved, you just can't help but almost fall in love with her.

Every far-fetched situation in this film is followed by yet another, always taking a new and odd direction but you're just happy to follow the ride until the end. And make no mistake, although the tone is decidedly light, there are several metaphors contained and also a few homages to comedy classics.

Mouret as a director talks about modern love, using restraint found mostly in older movies. His characters too seem to explore how relationships should work in this modern age. And while the film provides no definitive answer, underneath all the light silliness he does portrait our times pretty accurately.

Strongly recommended!


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