The Thorn in the Heart

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The Thorn in the Heart
The Thorn in the Heart.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Michel Gondry
Produced by Georges Bermann
Written by Michel Gondry
Cinematography Jean-Louis Bompoint
Release date
  • May 2009 (2009-05)
Running time
85 minutes
Country France
Language French
Box office $17,849[1]

The Thorn in the Heart (French: L'épine dans le coeur) is a 2009 French documentary film directed by Michel Gondry. It was given a special screening at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival[2] and was also screened at the Sheffield Doc/Fest.


The film is a documentary look at the director's family at home in the Cévennes, particularly his aunt Suzette.


  • Suzette Gondry as Herself
  • Jean-Yves Gondry as Himself
  • Michel Gondry as Himself


  1. ^ "Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2013-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Thorn in the Heart". Retrieved 2009-05-18. 

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