Playing Dead (film)

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Playing Dead
Film poster
FrenchJe fais le mort
Directed byJean-Paul Salomé
Written byJean-Paul Salomé
Produced byMichel Saint-Jean
Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Luc Dardenne
StarringFrançois Damiens
Géraldine Nakache
Lucien Jean-Baptiste
CinematographyPascal Ridao
Edited bySylvie Lager
Music byBruno Coulais
Diaphana Films
Distributed byDiaphana Films
Release dates
  • 26 August 2013 (2013-08-26) (Festival du Film Francophone d'Angoulême)[1][2]
  • 11 December 2013 (2013-12-11) (France)
Running time
104 minutes
Budget$7.2 million[3]
Box office$772.000[4]

Playing Dead (French: Je fais le mort) is a 2013 French comedy film written and directed by Jean-Paul Salomé. The film stars François Damiens, Géraldine Nakache and Lucien Jean-Baptiste. It was screened at the Rome Film Festival.[5]



The film received three nominations at the 5th Magritte Awards.[6]


  1. ^ "le Film francophone d'Angoulême - du 23.08 au 27.08 2013". Issuu. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Angoulême 2013 : Gilles Lellouche, Valérie Lemercier et Sara Forestier brillent". Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Je fais le mort (2013) - JPBox-Office".
  4. ^ "Playing Dead".
  5. ^ "Playing Dead (Je fais le mort): Rome Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 13 November 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Magritte: Pluie de nominations pour les Dardenne et Lucas Belvaux". La Libre Belgique (in French). January 7, 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2015.

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