Aprés vous (2005)

Aprés vous
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 50mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Benoît Graffin Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Pierre Salvadori Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Philippe Martin Producer n/a 3 3000001
David Leotard Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Daniele Dubroux Source Material (from idea) 120786 4000004
Camille Bazbaz Music n/a 120781 8000001
Isabelle Devinck Editor n/a 172 7000001
Gilles Henry Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Pierre Salvadori Director n/a 2 2000001
Andree Tainsy Actor Grandmother 1 1000009
Marilyne Canto Actor Christine 1 1000004
Sandrine Kiberlain Actor Blanche 1 1000003
Jose Garcia Actor Louis 1 1000002
Michèle Moretti Actor Martine 1 1000005
Garance Clavel Actor Karine 1 1000006
Ange Ruze Actor Young Waiter 1 1000008
Fabio Zenoni Actor Andre 1 1000007
Daniel Auteuil Actor Antoine 1 1000001
Synopsis
Antoine is the kind of guy who is always helping everyone--from his customers at Chez Jean, the upscale French brassiere he practically runs, to his incompetent fellow waiters and busboys. Then one night on his way to meet his girlfriend Christine, he cuts through the park to save time and commits the ultimate good deed--he saves a man's life. And boy will he be sorry. Despondent because the love of his life Blanche has left him, Louis is at the end of his rope--or at least he'd like to be. But seconds after he's summoned the courage to kick away the suitcase he stands upon, literally inches away from hanging himself from a tree, poor Louis is saved by a complete stranger. Yes, kindhearted Antoine has committed the cruelest of acts--he has not allowed a man to take himself out of his own misery. And now the lovesick sad sack is ready to wring his savior's neck! Apologetic, yet determined to keep this man alive, Antoine struggles under Louis' weight as he tries to cut him loose, unaware that Louis might just become a weight he will be trying to cut loose for the rest of his life. In fact, Antoine feels strangely guilty for having saved Louis, and he is resolute to right his "wrong," atone for his interference and meddle in Louis' life until the man is finally happy. Getting Louis a job as a wine steward at Chez Jean and taking him into his home at the risk of losing his own girlfriend, Antoine really goes overboard when he plays cupid and tracks down Blanche, the woman who drove his new friend to despair. But as cruel fate would have it, Louis' lost love is an ethereal beauty. Now as much of a siren to Antoine as she has always been to Louis, Blanche unwittingly draws Antoine back to the florist shop where she works and causes him to buy thousands of francs worth of flowers he doesn't need just to be around her. Suddenly finding herself in an apartment full of floral bouquets, Christine thinks that her noncommittal Antoine is finally ready to pop the question. But little does she know that her infatuated Romeo is climbing another woman's trellis and Louis is right behind him! Entangled in a love triangle he never asked for, Antoine now faces making a fiasco of his friendship with Louis and messing up his relationship with Christine. The stress is even making him screw up at work. Have Antoine's good intentions paved him a road to hell?
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