Happily Ever After (DVD)

Directed by Yvan Attal

Release Year: 2004
Running Time: 105
UPC: 7 38329 04212 7
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French w/English subt. [audio]
$29.95 $14.98 (50% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada
Booking Inquiry
Cast
Anouk Aimée
Alain Cohen
Alain Chabat
Emmanuelle Seigner
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Yvan Attal
Claude Berri

Crew
Writer Yvan Attal
Directed by Yvan Attal

Writer-director Yvan Attal (My Wife is an Actress) takes a "funny, observant, evanescent approach to the mysteries of human desire" (Jami Bernard, NY DAILY NEWS) in Happily Ever After, a bittersweet comedy about the battle of the married sexes. Starring Attal and real-life amour Charlotte Gainsbourg (21 Grams), Happily Ever After uncovers a web of marital deceit and sexual combustion connecting a handful of Parisian friends, spouses and lovers.

Though to all appearances happily married parents, Vincent and Gabrielle (Attal and Gainsbourg) both harbor secret doubts about their monogamy. Despairing of the cynicism of his hen-pecked married co-worker George (Alain Chabat), and envious of the joie de vivre of his swinging single friend Fred (Alain Cohen), Vincent weighs the risks involved in both keeping himself satisfied and his marriage intact. Sensitive but independent Gabrielle, in turn, feels helpless over her partner's increasing evasiveness and is drawn in to her own burgeoning fantasy life. But when she makes a surprising and powerful connection with a handsome stranger in a record store ("Yes... that's Johnny Depp!" - Paul Sherman, Boston Herald), Gabrielle stops speculating about Vincent's loyalty and begins to consider an affair of her own.

Happily Ever After's able cast features Emmanuelle Seigner (Bitter Moon) and memorable cameos by Anouk Aimée (A Man and a Woman) and director Claude Berri. Balancing realistic characters with bravura widescreen camerawork, and enlivened by a playful and smart pop soundtrack, Happily Ever After gives exuberant new life to the age old dilemmas surrounding love, marriage, and fidelity.


DVD Extras Include:
  • Trailer
  • Stills Gallery
  • An interview with Writer-Director Yvan Attal
  • Deleted scenes with comments by Yvan Attal
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Enhanced for 16x9 TVs

"This is terrific filmmaking." - Jami Bernard, NY Daily News

"Happily Ever After has it all...It's French. It's sexy. It's got a killer soundtrack [and] even a cameo appearance by the great, wondrous Johnny Depp." ­ Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post

"Carried off with grace, wit and refinement." ­ Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"[three-and-a-half stars]" ­ Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

Interested in bringing Happily Ever After to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

Happily Ever After may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.



To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 1:23pm
RT' @UnViewInc': The Ida Lupino Filmmaker Collection from' @normwilner's'' @nowtoronto' Blu-ray gifts for film fanatics is 40% off the suggested…
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 12:41pm
RT' @FilmComment': Announcing Film Comment's Best of 2019 poll, led by Bong Joon-ho's PARASITE! See the top 20:' https://t.co/UIAxvuZd6Q' https…
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 12:32pm
We've also got news to come about one of the films on their Best Undistributed list...' https://t.co/5aLQmzwHor'
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 12:32pm
We've got three on' @FilmComment's' list of the Best Films of 2019 – Bi Gan's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at #14, N…' https://t.co/xfDtgwUflA'
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 12:20pm
Nadav Lapid's SYNONYMS is #8 and Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt's DIAMANTINO is #17 on' @davidehrlich's' video cou…' https://t.co/JCib6De1Sy'
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 12:18pm
RT' @melvillmatic': Aaron Schimberg’s great ‘Chained for Life’ is now for rent on the usual platforms. Why you should see it:' https://t.co/NE…'
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 11 2019 at 12:17pm
RT' @wexarts': Based on the real-life experiences of writer-director Nadav Lapid, SYNONYMS explores the challenges of putting down roots in a…
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 10 2019 at 6:16pm
RT' @KyleDAnderson': Would you believe' @KinoLorber' released the Maxwell Smart movie THE NUDE BOMB on Blu-ray? And would you believe I reviewe…
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 10 2019 at 4:31pm
RT' @r_emmet': The' @KinoLorber' DVD and Blu-ray of Eric Rohmer's Pauline at the Beach are going out of print at the end of the year - buy befo…
'@KinoLorber' on Dec. 10 2019 at 4:20pm
Hitchcock: British International Pictures Collection brings together five pre-Hollywood features that display his u…' https://t.co/bkAU1oFLJ5'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com