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Les gens normaux n’ont rien d’exceptionel

LES GENS NORMAUX N’ONT RIEN D’EXCEPTIONEL / Normal People Have Nothing Special

Director: Laurence Ferreira Barbosa
Screenplay: S. Amigorena, J. Berroyer, L. Ferreira Barbosa, C. Kahn
Cast: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Melvil Poupaud, Marc Citti
Country: France
Year: 1993

Running Time: 103’

Martine has a nervous break down after her boyfriend abandoned her for another woman, so she is hospitalized in a psychiatric facility for few days. But when she is due to be discharged, she decide sto stay in the hospital in order to solve the sentimental problems of the other inmates.


Born in 1958 in Versailles, Laurence Ferreira Barbosa is an acclaimed screenwriter and director: her first short film Paris ficelle has won the Special prize at the Belfort Film Festival, and her second short Adèle Frelon est-elle là? has won at the Film festival of Clermont-Ferrand. Les gens normaux n’ont rien d’exceptionnel is her first feature film and it has been nominated for a César is 1994 for Best First Feature.