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FULL SYNOPSIS

A middle-aged Frenchwoman is either experiencing delusions of grandeur or the full force of destiny in director Tonie Marshall's 2002 romantic drama Nearest to Heaven (Au Plus Pres Du Paradis). When single non-fiction book author Fanette (Catherine Deneuve) accidentally bumps into former schoolmate Bernard (Bernard Le Coq) -- who was smitten with Fanette in school but whose affection remained unrequited -- she is reminded of another man whom she loved intensely. This other man, Philippe, left a huge impression on Fanette as she begins to lose herself in reminiscences over the brief, intense relationship the two experienced. After catching a number of screenings for the 1957 film Bernard Le Coq -- which was also Fanette and Philippe's favorite film during their fling -- Fanette gets the notion from what may or may not be a figment of her imagination to go to New York and visit the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Setting out under the pretense of putting the finishing touches on her latest book, she arrives in the States and discovers her usual photographer has been replaced by the single and somewhat attractive male photographer Matt (William Hurt) -- which further confuses Fanette when she eventually develops feelings for him. ~ Ryan Shriver, Rovi

Crew

Tonie Marshall
Director
Denise Robert
Producer
Daniel Louis
Producer
Gilles Sandoz
Producer
Olivier Bomsel
Producer
Andrés Vicente Gómez
Producer
Fabienne Vonier
Producer
Tonie Marshall
Screenwriter
Tonie Marshall
Screen Story
Anne-Louise Trividic
Screenwriter
Agnès Godard
Cinematographer
Francois Dompierre
Composer (Music Score)
Jacques Comets
Editor
Ginette Robitaille
Production Designer
Pierre-Francois Limbosch
Production Designer
Alain Peyrollaz
Executive Producer
Marielle Robaut
Costume Designer
Jean-Paul Gaultier
Costume Designer
Friquette Thevenet
Costume Designer
Marc Flouquet
First Assistant Director
Jean-Jacques Ferran
Sound Mixer
Jean-Pierre Laforce
Sound Mixer
Beatrice Wick
Sound Mixer
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