Let's Be Friends (film)

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Let's Be Friends
Directed by Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano
Produced by Bruno Chiche
Nicolas Duval Adassovsky
Manuel Alduy
Written by Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano
Starring Jean-Paul Rouve
Gérard Depardieu
Music by Bruno Coulais
Cinematography Pascal Ridao
Edited by Dorian Rigal-Ansous
Quad Productions
Distributed by StudioCanal
Release date
  • February 23, 2005 (2005-02-23)
Running time
100 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $5.3 million
Box office $2.5 million[1]

Let's Be Friends (French: Je préfère qu'on reste amis...) is a 2005 French film directed and written by Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano.


Thirty-year-old computer scientist, physicist, bachelor, sickly shy and hypochondriac, Claude Mandelbaum leads a life all the more dull that his last, and only, love story goes back two years. One day, on the occasion of the marriage of his best friend, Daniel, he meets Serge, a divorced fifty-year-old who takes full advantage of his celibacy by chaining the adventures. Shortly after, on the advice of Daniel, Claude resolved to make an appointment in a marriage agency of a particular kind, where it is the women who contact the men. In the waiting room, he falls face to face with Serge, who invites him to have a drink in his home ...


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  1. ^ "JE PRÉFÈRE QU'ON RESTE AMIS… (2005)". JP Box Office. Retrieved 2005-02-23. 

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