The Sweet Escape (film)

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The Sweet Escape
Comme un avion poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Bruno Podalydès
Produced by Pascal Caucheteux
Written by Bruno Podalydès
Starring Bruno Podalydès
Sandrine Kiberlain
Agnès Jaoui
Vimala Pons
Cinematography Claire Mathon
Edited by Christel Dewynter
Distributed by UGC Distribution
Release date
  • 10 June 2015 (2015-06-10)
Running time
104 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $3.8 million[1]
Box office $3.3 million[2]

The Sweet Escape (French title: Comme un avion) is a 2015 French comedy film written, directed by and starring Bruno Podalydès. The film also stars Sandrine Kiberlain, Agnès Jaoui and Vimala Pons.[3]


A fifty-something graphics artist has always dreamed of flying an airmail plane. One day he assembles a kayak which he thinks looks like fuselage, and set off on a trip to unexpected encounters.



Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
César Awards[4] Best Supporting Actress Agnès Jaoui Pending
Louis Delluc Prize[5] Best Film Nominated
Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario[6] Best Original Screenplay Bruno Podalydès Nominated


  1. ^ "Comme un avion". JP's Box-Office.
  2. ^ "Comme un avion (The Sweet Escape)". Box Office Mojo.
  3. ^ "'The Sweet Escape' ('Comme un avion'): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 12 June 2015.
  4. ^ "'Golden Years,' 'Marguerite,' 'Dheepan,' 'Mustang' Lead Cesar Nominations". Variety.
  5. ^ "Prix Louis-Delluc 2015 : découvrez les nominations". Télérama. 27 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Prix et nominations : Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario 2016". AlloCiné.

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