An award-winning French murder-mystery-comedy-musical. It takes a slightly-over-the-top approach in ripping off the old-time Hollywood musicals, and a typical Agatha-Christie murder mystery, at the same time, using 8 of France's most famous actresses. The eight woman arrive for a weekend at an isolated house. They are all connected in some way to the host. Naturally, he ends up with a knife in his back, and everyone is a suspect. One woman appoints herself investigator, which leads to each woman revealing various dark secrets about herself and her connection to the deceased, frequently in music. Much fun is had by all...|
French language with English subtitles.
109 minutes, No persons under 13
Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Musical, On the Art Circuit
Where's it showing?
Danielle Darrieux, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Emmanuelle Béart, Fanny Ardant, Virginie Ledoyen, Ludivine Sagnier, Firmine Richard, Dominique Lamure
|Screenplay||Marina de Van, François Ozon, from the play by Robert Thomas|
|Music||Krishna Levy and others|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|Produced by||A consortium of French and Italian companies|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape ArgusDerek Wilson||15|
|Die BurgerGabriël Botma||15|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Ingrid Randoja||15|
|Box Office (USA)Wade Major||13|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli||18|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert||15|
|BBC (UK)Laura Bushell||15|
|What the People say|
|Average .. 72%||14|
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