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  • In the Beginning (2009)
  • 130 min | Drama
In the Beginning (2009)
130 min | Drama

France, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension. He cons the whole region, hires dozens of workers and cynically enjoys the profits of his scam until he meets ...See moreFrance, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension. He cons the whole region, hires dozens of workers and cynically enjoys the profits of his scam until he meets the lady mayor of a small village that the road will go through. She intrigues and unsettles him, before revealing to him a world he never knew: feelings. How far will he go now to save his victims and save himself from his own lies? Written by The Film Catalogue See less
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Writers
Xavier Giannoli (screenplay) | Daniel Karlin (collaborating writer) | Marcia Romano (collaborating writer)
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Antoine Carrard (Xavier Giannoli)
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Release date
Nov 11, 2009 (Belgium)

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37 cast members
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François Cluzet
Philippe Miller / Paul Philippe Miller / Paul   See fewer
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Emmanuelle Devos
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Patrick Descamps
Bollard Bollard   See fewer
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Stéphane Jobert
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Patrick Bonnel
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François Loriquet
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Corinne Masiero
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Christine Gabard
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Roch Leibovici
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Jacques Herlin
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Thierry Bertein
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Marie Micla
Claude Claude   See fewer
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Vincent Jouan
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Emmanuel Plovier
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François Hauteserre
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Eric Paul
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Pierre-Yves Kiebbe
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Simon Ferrante
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Emmanuel Rausenberger
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Eric Bleuzé
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François Godart
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Marie Gili-Pierre
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7.1 / 10 | 2,424 votes