Parlez-moi de vous (2012)

aka: On Air
Dir: Pierre Pinaud
Comedy / Drama


Parlez-moi de vous photo
At 40, Mélina has the best-known voice in France. The host of a night time radio show, she has set herself up as the nation's agony aunt, cheerfully and cheekily unravelling the personal crises of her listeners. Everyone knows her voice, but no one knows her face. In real life, she is something of a recluse. She lives alone, like an old maid, in an upmarket district. Anxious to find the mother she has never seen, Mélina tracks her down to a large family living in the suburbs. She makes up her mind to approach her, without revealing her identity...
© 2012

Film Review

Parlez-moi de vous is a French film comedy-drama first released in 2012, directed by Pierre Pinaud. The film stars Karin Viard, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Nadia Barentin, Catherine Hosmalin and Patrick Fierry. It has also been released under the title: On Air.  

Our overall rating for Parlez-moi de vous is: good - passable entertainment.

The actor Karin Viard has also appeared in: Tatie Danielle (1990), Le Couperet (2005), Les Invités de mon père (2010) and Polisse (2011).

Other comedy/drama films of the 2010s from France that are worth watching include: Jean-Luc Godard's 3x3D (2014), Samuel Rondière's La Braconne (2014), Aki Kaurismäki's Le Havre (2011), Jacques Doillon's Le Mariage à trois (2010) and Roman Polanski's La Vénus à la fourrure (2013).

Film Credits

  • Director: Pierre Pinaud
  • Script: Pierre Pinaud
  • Cinematographer: Guillaume Deffontaines
  • Music: Maïdi Roth
  • Cast: Karin Viard (Claire Martin), Nicolas Duvauchelle (Lucas), Nadia Barentin (Joëlle Goulain), Catherine Hosmalin (Ingrid Goulain), Patrick Fierry (André, le producteur), Jean-Noël Brouté (Bertrand), Dani (Barka), Charline Paul (Standardiste émission), François Bureloup (Bernard Goulain), Élise Otzenberger (Julie Goulain), Adèle Bonduelle (Amélie Goulain), Ariane Pirie (Ania), Serpentine Teyssier (Auditrice Anne), Myriam Roustan (Lucette), Emilie Hantz (Auditrice Lucie), Lucie Landa (Auditrice Josiane), Marie-Joséphine Roignant (Auditrice Aline), Hubert Saint-Macary (Directeur Radio France), Silvie Laguna (Infirmière Marie-Claude), Jean-Claude Tran (Serveur restaurant japonais), Micheline Servais (Bénévole septuagénaire), Martine Martin-Gatheron (Conductrice accident), Ian Turiak (Serveur café chic), Isabelle Laffitte (Infirmière Fanny), Pascal Le Grand (Paparazzi)
  • Editor: Valérie Deseine
  • Producer: Stéphanie Carreras, Yves Darondeau, Christophe Lioud, Emmanuel Priou
  • Production company: Estrella Productions, Bonne Pioche, Canal+, Orange Cinéma Séries, Ciné+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Banque Postale Image 4, Soficinéma 7, Coficup, Backup Films, Région Ile-de-France, Centre Images, Région Centre, Procirep
  • Country: France
  • Language: French
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 89 min
  • Aka: On Air

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