Le Jour de la grenouille (2012)

Dir: Béatrice Pollet


Le Jour de la grenouille photo
A dedicated archaeologist, Anna Brahé is stubbornly engaged on exploring an underground site, convinced that she will soon come across some important burial artefacts. Her superior is more sceptical and, his patience exhausted, sends Peter Morel, a renowned archaeologist, to make an assessment of Anna's discoveries so far. Despite their differences, Anna and Peter cannot help being drawn to one another as the site collapses around them...
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Film Review

Le Jour de la grenouille is a French film drama first released in 2012, directed by Béatrice Pollet. The film stars Joséphine de Meaux, Patrick Catalifo, Dominique Reymond, Fanny Cottençon and Carmen Maria Vega.  

Our overall rating for Le Jour de la grenouille is: good - passable entertainment.

The actor Joséphine de Meaux has also appeared in: Qui a tué Bambi? (2003), Jusqu'à toi (2009), Thelma, Louise et Chantal (2010) and Case départ (2011).

Other drama films of the 2010s from France that are worth watching include: Philippe Faucon's La Désintégration (2012), Jean-Pierre Denis's Ici-bas (2012), Sandrine Bonnaire's J'enrage de son absence (2012), François Ozon's Jeune & jolie (2013) and Bertrand Tavernier's La Princesse de Montpensier (2010).

Film Credits

  • Director: Béatrice Pollet
  • Script: Béatrice Pollet
  • Cinematographer: Dominique Bouilleret
  • Cast: Joséphine de Meaux (Anna Brahé), Patrick Catalifo (Peter Morel), Dominique Reymond (Magg), Fanny Cottençon (Catherine Brahé), Carmen Maria Vega (Sarah Pinton), Olivier Antoine (Kevin Sherrer), Vincent Ozanon (Tom), Igor Skreblin (Yann), Timothée Régnier (Donald), Jim Adhi Limas (Tchan), Philippe Morier-Genoud (Professeur Causanel), Fanny Touron (Nathalie Morel), Arben Bajraktaraj (L'homme d'un soir), Guilaine Londez (Infirmière 1), Emmanuelle Vein (Infirmière 2), Thi Lan Nguyen (La médecin-chef réa), Jérôme Hudeley (L'urgentiste), Luna Cano (La fille de Donald), Jérôme Brajtman (Guitariste groupe), Loran Bozic (Violoniste groupe), Gwen Olivier (Pianiste groupe)
  • Editor: Mathilde Grosjean
  • Costume designer: Hélène Vaduva
  • Producer: Dominique Crèvecoeur, Thi Lan Nguyen
  • Production company: Bandonéon, Région Bourgogne, Région Champagne-Ardennes, Centre National de la Cinématographie, NTL Productions, Kidam
  • Country: France
  • Language: French
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 88 min

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