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Docteur Françoise Gailland Details

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A doctor gains a new perspective on her life and career when she faces a life-threatening illness in this drama. Francoise (Annie Girardot) is a French physician with a very busy schedule. While she's well respected by her patients and colleagues, she has precious little time to spend with her husband Gerard (Francois Perier), her pregnant teenage daughter Elisabeth (Isabelle Huppert), or her sullen son Julien (William Coryn). She somehow manages to find time for her lover Daniel (Jean-Pierre Cassel), but Francoise's life is already starting to fray at the edges when she receives the upsetting news that she has cancer. Francoise, however, learns to put on a brave face and faces her disease and its difficult treatment with optimism and a fierce resolve. Annie Giradot's performance in Docteur Francoise Gailland earned her a Cesar (the French Academy Award). ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
French Academy of Cinema Annie Girardot Best Actress 1976 Winner

Crew

Jean-Louis Bertucelli
Director
Yves Peyrot
Producer
Yves Gasser
Producer
Jean-Louis Bertucelli
Screenwriter
André G. Brunelin
Screenwriter
Noelle Loriot
Book Author
Claude Renoir
Cinematographer
Catherine Lara
Composer (Music Score)
Francois Ceppi
Editor
Gerard Dubois
Production Designer
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