Grand Rôle (Le)

A film by Steve SUISSA

2004 France - Comedy Drama


A famous American director comes to Paris looking for the lead role in his Yiddish adaptation of the Merchant of Venice. Maurice still waiting for his big break gets the part ! He rushes home to announce the news to his wife Perla. But she also has news for him : she is very ill. Unfortunately, the part eventually goes to a famous American star. Maurice doesn't have the heart to tell Perla...

  • cast

    • Stéphane Freiss (Maurice Kurtz)
    • Bérénice Béjo (Perla Kurtz)
    • Peter Coyote (Rudolph Grichenberg)
    • François Berleand (Benny Schwartz)
  • crew

    • Production
    • Sophie Tepper
    • Production
    • Steve Suissa
    • Screenplay
    • Sophie Tepper
    • Screenplay
    • Steve Suissa
    • Screenplay
    • Daniel Cohen
    • Cinematography
    • Christophe Offestein
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 89 min
    • Format
    • 35mm - 1.85


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