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A Christmas Tale (2008)

Not Rated
150 min | Comedy, Drama

The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas.
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Writers
Arnaud Desplechin (scenario and dialogue) | Emmanuel Bourdieu (scenario and dialogue) | Jacques Asher (inspired by: "La Greffe") (as J. Asher) | Jean-Pierre Jouet (inspired by: "La Greffe") (as J.P. Jouet)
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Daniel Bevan (as Dan Bevan)
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Opening Wknd
$ 63,837
Gross (USA)
$ 1,060,922
Gross (World)
$ 7,356,393
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Release date
Nov 21, 2008 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Catherine Deneuve
Junon Vuillard Junon Vuillard   See fewer
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Jean-Paul Roussillon
Abel - Junon's husband Abel - Junon's husband   See fewer
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Anne Consigny
Elizabeth Dédalus - Abel and Junon's oldest child Elizabeth Dédalus - Abel and Junon's oldest child   See fewer
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Mathieu Amalric
Henri Vuillard - Abel and Junon's middle child Henri Vuillard - Abel and Junon's middle child   See fewer
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Melvil Poupaud
Ivan Vuillard - - Abel and Junon's youngest child Ivan Vuillard - - Abel and Junon's youngest child   See fewer
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Hippolyte Girardot
Claude Dédalus- Elizabeth's husband Claude Dédalus- Elizabeth's husband   See fewer
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Emmanuelle Devos
Faunia - Henri's lover Faunia - Henri's lover   See fewer
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Chiara Mastroianni
Sylvia Vuillard - Ivan's wife Sylvia Vuillard - Ivan's wife   See fewer
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Laurent Capelluto
Simon - Junon's nephew - the painter cousin Simon - Junon's nephew - the painter cousin   See fewer
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Emile Berling
Paul Dédalus - Elizabeth and Claude's son Paul Dédalus - Elizabeth and Claude's son   See fewer
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Thomas Obled
Basile 'Baz' Vuillard - Ivan and Sylvia's son Basile 'Baz' Vuillard - Ivan and Sylvia's son   See fewer
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Clément Obled
Baptiste - Ivan and Sylvia's son Baptiste - Ivan and Sylvia's son   See fewer
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Françoise Bertin
Rosaimée Vuillard - Abel's mother's girlfriend Rosaimée Vuillard - Abel's mother's girlfriend   See fewer
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Samir Guesmi
Spatafora - the family friend at Roubaix Spatafora - the family friend at Roubaix   See fewer
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Azize Kabouche
Doctor Zraïdi - the oncologist Doctor Zraïdi - the oncologist   See fewer
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Mathieu Bakanina
Le prêtre Le prêtre   See fewer
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Thierry Bosc
La procureur La procureur   See fewer
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Marie-France Jaskula
La fidèle La fidèle   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Jouet
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Philippe Morier-Genoud
L'ami franc-maçon L'ami franc-maçon   See fewer
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Beata Nilska
L'anesthésiste L'anesthésiste   See fewer
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François Regnault
L'analyste L'analyste   See fewer
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Hélène Roussel
Le juge Le juge   See fewer
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Hélène Darras
La vendeuse (uncredited) La vendeuse (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Frenkel
L'avocat d'Elizabeth (uncredited) L'avocat d'Elizabeth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Romain Goupil
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Miglen Mirtchev
Maître Bakine - l'avocat d'Henri (uncredited) Maître Bakine - l'avocat d'Henri (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 6,100 votes