Life is a Long Quiet River
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Life is a Long Quiet River


$44.98 $40.48




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Studio: Arrow Films
Director: Étienne Chatiliez
Year: 1988
Format: Blu-ray
Genre: Comedy
Cast: Tara Römer , Valérie Lalande, Benoit Magimel
Original Language: French
Subtitle Language: English
Number of discs:
Street Date: 21 July 2020
Runtime (minutes): 90


An outrageously wicked comedy about two families from award winning debut filmmaker Étienne Chatiliez, this fast-paced satire became the most popular French comedy of the decade.

The radiantly bourgeois Le Quesnoys with their immaculate children and perfect manners and the grubby, disreputable Groseilles are thrown together in absurd chaos by an act of revenge as they discover that twelve years prior their babies were switched at birth.

A witty send up of class relations and family ties, Life Is a Long Quiet River was celebrated with a host of trophies at France’s César Awards ceremony winning for best screenplay, best debut work and acting prizes for Héléne Vincent and Catherine Jacob.

– High Definition digital transfer
– High Definition Blu-rayTM (1080p) presentation
– Original Mono audio
– Newly translated optional English subtitles
– Archival interviews with director Étienne Chatiliez, actor André Wilms, co-writer/co-producer Florence Quentin and producer Charles Gassot
– Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Scott Saslow

FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Jonathan Romney

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