A Christmas Tale (2008)

Genre: Drama

Storyline

Director : Arnaud Desplechin

Cast : Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Anne Consigny, Jean-Paul Roussillon

Release Year : 2008

Junon (Catherine Deneuve) and Abel (Jean-Paul Roussillon) are the parents of three grown children: Elizabeth (Anne Consigny), a melancholic playwright with a mathematician husband (Hippolyte Girardot) and a tortured teenage son, Paul (Emile Berling); Henri (Mathieu Amalric), the self-destructive black sheep, banished from family events by Elizabeth five years prior; youngest Ivan (Melvil Poupaud), the peacemaker, is married to the beautiful Sylvia (Chiara Mastroianni) and has two eccentric little boys; while a fourth - Joseph, the eldest - died from leukemia as a boy. When the disease reappears again in the family, all are tested to see who can be a donor, and then everyone - including lovesick cousin Simon (Laurent Capelluto) and Henri's girlfriend, Faunia (Emmanuelle Devos) - return home for a long Christmas weekend. All crowded again under the same roof, solidarity quickly - and hilariously - devolves into feuding, drunkenness and bed-hopping, as everyone struggles to make sense of the mysteries of family, life, and what lies ahead.

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Details

Genre: Drama
Year: 2008
Release Status: Released
Release Date: 2014-12-20
Production: Reel One Entertainment Ice Cap Pictures Inc
Language: English
Runtime: 82 min

Cast

Crew

Director: Jonathan Winfrey
Writer: David Sanderson
Executive Producer: Lisa M. Hansen
Executive Producer: Paul Hertzberg
Director of Photography: Garett Griffin

A Christmas Tale Movie

Genre: Drama
Year: 2008

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