Release dateAugust 2003 (2003-08) (Locarno Film Festival) Based onHymne a lamour
by Anne Wiazemsky WriterJean-Paul Civeyrac, Anne Wiazemsky (novel) Music directorNicolas Becker, Nicolas Gerber, Christophe Chevalier CastValerie Crunchant (Ghislaine), Jeanne Balibar (Marianne), Bulle Ogier (Beatrice), Eva Truffaut (Clarisse), Pierre Leon (Adrien) Similar moviesJean-Paul Civeyrac directed All the Fine Promises and A travers la foret, Americano (2011), Backstage (2005), All About Love (2001), The Banned Woman (1997)
All the Fine Promises (original French title: Toutes ces belles promesses) is a 2003 French movie directed by Jean-Paul Civeyrac based on the novel Hymne à l'amour by Anne Wiazemsky.
Coming off the bad end of a doomed love affair, and trying to cope with her Mother's death Marianne (Jeanne Balibar) is surprised to discover that her Father's last will and testament was not correctly administered. The will reveals the existence of a love affair. Her father had a mistress: Béatrice (Bulle Ogier). Marianne meets Béatrice and remembers her childhood. She reconnects with her nanny Ghislaine (Valérie Crunchant).
Jeanne Balibar : Marianne
Bulle Ogier : Béatrice
Valérie Crunchant : Ghislaine (young)
Eva Truffaut : Marianne’s mother
Renaud Bécard : Etienne
Producer: Les films Pelléas, Arte
Director: Jean-Paul Civeyrac
Written by: Jean-Paul Civeyrac& Anne Wiazemsky
Musical Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, John Cage, Édith Piaf