French California

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La Californie
La Californie movie poster.jpg
Directed by Jacques Fieschi
Produced by Christine Gozlan
Edouard Weil
Screenplay by Jacques Fieschi
Based on Chemin sans issue
by Georges Simenon
Starring Nathalie Baye
Roschdy Zem
Ludivine Sagnier
Music by Mino Cinélu
Cinematography Jérôme Alméras
Edited by Luc Barnier
Rectangle Productions
Thelma Films
France 3 Cinéma
Distributed by Mars Distribution
Release date
  • 26 May 2006 (2006-05-26) (Cannes)
  • 25 October 2006 (2006-10-25) (France)
Running time
105 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget €4 million[1]
Box office $608.000[2]

French California (French: La Californie) is a 2006 French film directed and written by Jacques Fieschi, based on short story by Georges Simenon. It was nominated for César Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Mylène Demongeot) and Most Promising Actor (Radivoje Bukvic). It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[3]



Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
Cannes Film Festival Prix Un certain regard Nominated
Caméra d'Or Nominated
César Awards Best Supporting Actress Mylène Demongeot Nominated
Most Promising Actor Rasha Bukvic Nominated


  1. ^ "La Californie". JP's Box-Office. 
  2. ^ "La Californie". Box Office Mojo. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: French California". Retrieved 2009-12-15. 

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