Le grand soir (film)

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Le Grand Soir
Le grand soir (film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Benoît Delépine
Gustave de Kervern
Produced by Jean-Pierre Guérin
André Logie
Written by Benoît Delépine
Gustave de Kervern
Starring Benoît Poelvoorde
Albert Dupontel
Music by Les Wampas
Brigitte Fontaine
Cinematography Hugues Poulain
Edited by Stéphane Elmadjian
Distributed by Ad Vitam (France)
Release date
  • 22 May 2012 (2012-05-22) (Cannes)
  • 6 June 2012 (2012-06-06) (France)
Running time
92 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $3.2 million
Box office $5.7 million[1]

Le Grand Soir (French pronunciation: ​[lə ɡʁɑ̃ swaʁ]) is a 2012 French-Belgian comedy-drama film directed by Benoît Delépine and Gustave de Kervern. The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival[2][3] where it won the Special Jury Prize.[4] It won the Magritte Award for Best Costume Design.[5]


Not is a notorious punk while his brother Jean-Pierre leads a square life as a salesman. One day Not realises that his brother needs some support. Jean-Pierre struggles with his job and also fails when he tries to save his marriage. Not teaches his brother to survive after all.



  1. ^ "Le grand soir (2012)". JP Box Office. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "2012 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  3. ^ "2012 Cannes Film Festival line-up announced!". Total Film. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  4. ^ Cannes (2012-05-27). "Awards 2012". festival-cannes.fr. Cannes Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  5. ^ Leurquin, Anne-Sophie (February 2, 2013). "Quatre Magritte pour " A perdre la raison "". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved February 3, 2013. 

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