Danièle Thompson is a Monegasque film director and screenwriter. She has written screenplays for a number of highly successful films including Cousin, cousine, La Boum, Belphégor – Le fantôme du Louvre, La Reine Margot and Jet Lag, which she also directed. She was nominated for the 1976 Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for Cousin, cousine. Her 2006 film, Fauteuils d’orchestre was France’s entrant for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. Her film It Happened In Saint-Tropez will screen at this year’s UKJFF.
We regret to announce that Daniele Thompson is no longer able to attend the screening.
Attending this event
Films screening at this event
- original title
- Des gens qui s’embrassent
- Danièle Thompson
- Monica Bellucci, Kad Merad and Eric Elmosnino
- 100 min
“Crowd-pleasing comedy.” – Variety
Unashamedly romantic, the comedy of manners It Happened in Saint-Tropez begins with a family wedding and funeral.
Roni, a gauche, successful, irreligious diamond dealer who lives in the present is the polar opposite to brother Zef, a classical musician, cultured and observant.
Bound by their decrepit, elderly father and beautiful daughters, the family experiences fall-outs, fall-ins and fall-overs.
With a beautiful cast and playful performances Danièle Thompson’s film set in Paris, Saint-Tropez and New York is a veritable chocolate box of familial complications. Can the brothers’ conflicts be resolved, betrayals forgiven and illicit loves let flourish?