Dragged by his wife to the local theatre, factory-owner Castella falls heavily for the leading lady. He must reform his lifestyle, which leads to complications of his own and other people's taste, and to several complications of the heart. Attempts to cross borders and intermingle in society create much mirth in this Oscar-nominated Gallic web.
“French cinema has produced an exemplary ensemble piece, with a script as warm, witty and insightful as the performances”
“A film that's rich with vivid characters and revelations about the illogical yet human ways in which we crash and intersect”