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The sale of a family home causes some ugly truths to be uncovered in this drama from writer and director Joachim Lafosse. Pascale (Isabelle Huppert) is a middle-aged divorcée living in a restored farmhouse in the countryside with her twin sons, twentysomethings Francois and Thierry. After years of bickering with her ex-husband about the estate, Pascale has decided to sell the farmhouse with an eye toward opening a guest house in a resort community, but the twins are vehemently opposed to the idea. Pascale persuades her boyfriend to talk with Francois and Thierry in hopes of changing their mind, but the meeting does not go well and the twins inadvertently discover a long-held family secret that causes them to turn against Pascale, as well as one another. Also starring Jérémie Rénier and Yannick Renier as the twins, Nue-Propriété received its world premier at the 2006 Venice Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:September 1, 2006

Crew

Joachim Lafosse
Director
Joseph Rouschop
Producer
Joachim Lafosse
Screenwriter
Sophie Vercruysse
Editor
Regine Constant
Production Designer
Sabine Riche
Production Designer
Donato Rotunno
Co-producer
Regine Constant
Set Designer
Nathalie du Roscoat
Costume Designer
Benoit Biral
Sound/Sound Designer
Ingrid Simon
Sound/Sound Designer
Benoit de Clerck
Sound/Sound Designer
Arlette Zylberberg
Co-Executive Producer
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