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In Safe Hands (2018)

Pupille (original title)
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Theo was born an unwanted child. The social services set out to find the perfect home for his adoption.

Director:

Jeanne Herry

Writer:

Jeanne Herry (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandrine Kiberlain ... Karine
Gilles Lellouche ... Jean
Élodie Bouchez ... Alice
Olivia Côte Olivia Côte ... Lydie
Clotilde Mollet Clotilde Mollet ... Mathilde
Jean-François Stévenin Jean-François Stévenin ... Le père d'Alice
Bruno Podalydès Bruno Podalydès ... L'ex d'Alice
Miou-Miou ... Irène
Leïla Muse Leïla Muse ... Clara
Stéfi Celma ... Elodie - l'infirmière en pédiatrie
Aude Léger Aude Léger ... La sage-femme
Anne Suarez ... Laure
Julie Recoing Julie Recoing ... Isabelle
Judith Siboni Judith Siboni ... Sophie
Amaury de Crayencour Amaury de Crayencour ... L'acteur
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Storyline

Theo was born an unwanted child. The social services set out to find the perfect home for his adoption.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 December 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

In Safe Hands See more »

Filming Locations:

Brest, Finistère, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$348, 28 July 2019

Gross USA:

$1,737

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,086,596
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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The filming with babies being very restrictive because subjected to a heavy control, the team proceeded to a big casting in order to find the lucky ones elected. Luckily, they proved extremely easy on the set, especially the one with which Elodie Bouchez was filming. She says that he spoke to her a lot, to the point of encroaching on her text during the catch. See more »

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A must see to everybody
8 May 2019 | by KryptoriumSee all my reviews

There is no need to talk about spoilers, this movie ... this story is beautiful. It is not just a story, it's about a path to anyone desiring to adopt a child. Moreover, this movie treats the adoption of a ward (pupille) from the beginning and I think it could help many mothers who don't want to keep their child.

The actors carry the movie beyond the initial purpose because it's not a documentary, it's the life of many people all along this adoption. I have to point out the filmmaking ... I was truly engrossed until the end. Every scene is realistic but I will say no more here, enjoy =)


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