My Best Friend (2007)

My Best Friend
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 34mins.
Genres Comedy, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
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Xavier Demerliac Original Music Music 120838 8000001
Jean-Marie Dreujou Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Hubert Engammare Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Marie-Eve Graviou Dural Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Christine DeJekel Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Ivan Maussion Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Gérard Moulévrier Casting n/a 179 10000001
Francis Wargnier Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000002
Stephane Bidault Visual Effects Supervisor n/a 249 23000001
Paul Laine Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Gill Robillard Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000003
Annie Perier Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Laurent Bozzi Hair Stylist n/a 120799 13000002
Olivier Dazat Story By n/a 120779 4000003
Jérôme Tonnerre Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Marie Pillet Actor Bruno's Mother 1 1000006
Elisabeth Bourgine Actor Julia 1 1000007
Jacques Mathou Actor Bruno's Father 1 1000005
Julie Durand Actor Louise 1 1000004
Julie Gayet Actor Catherine 1 1000002
Dany Boon Actor Bruno 1 1000003
Henri Garcin Actor Etienne Delamotte 1 1000008
Jacques Spiessser Actor Letellier 1 1000009
Olivier Delbosc Producer n/a 3 3000002
Patrice Leconte Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Marc Missonnier Producer n/a 3 3000001
Patrice Leconte Director n/a 2 2000001
Cyril Couton Actor n/a 1 1000010
Daniel Auteuil Actor Francois 1 1000001
Synopsis
François is a middle-aged antique dealer. He has a stylish apartment and a fabulous life, but at a dinner with a group he considers his dearest acquaintances, he is blindsided by the revelation that none of them actually likes him. He's arrogant, self-centered and harsh, and they don't believe he knows the meaning of friendship. His business partner Catherine makes him a bet: if he can produce his best friend, she will let him keep the massive Greek vase he acquired that afternoon on the company tab. If not, it's hers. Having accepted the wager, François naively tears through his address book, trying to shoehorn an increasingly unlikely series of contacts into the all-important role. Moving through Paris, he keeps encountering a trivia-spouting, big-hearted cabbie named Bruno. Bruno's chatty, lowbrow ways grate against François' designer temperament, but he covets the other man's easy way with people. He convinces Bruno to teach him how to make friends and sets about learning the "Three S" rule: being sociable, smiling and sincere--although, for him, they don't come easy. Ultimately, François' victory will depend on Bruno's naiveté in playing along, but what's the cost of cheating at friendship?