Bright Days Ahead

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Bright Days Ahead
Les beaux jours ver2.jpg
Film poster
Directed byMarion Vernoux
Written byFanny Chesnel
Marion Vernoux
StarringFanny Ardant
Music byQuentin Sirjacq
CinematographyNicolas Gaurin
Edited byBenoît Quinon
Release date
  • 19 June 2013 (2013-06-19)
Running time
93 minutes
Budget$3.3 million
Box office$4.2 million[1]

Bright Days Ahead (French: Les Beaux Jours) is a 2013 French romance film directed by Marion Vernoux.[2] It was screened in the Gala Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[3] In January 2014, Fanny Ardant received a nomination for Best Actress at the 39th César Awards.[4]


The retired dentist Caroline attends a class for computer users. Although she is married, she falls in love with her significantly younger lecturer. It turns out he used to visit her surgery primarily to enjoy looking at her. Her husband finds out about her affair with this admirer.



  1. ^ "Les Beaux Jours (2013)- JPBox-Office". Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Bright Days Ahead". Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Bright Days Ahead". TIFF. Archived from the original on 2 September 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Berenice Bejo, Lea Seydoux, Roman Polanski Among France's Cesar Awards Nominees". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 February 2014.

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