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Director  Francois Ozon
Story by  Juan Mayorga
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Language  French
7.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Screenplay  Francois Ozon
Country  France
In the House (film) movie poster
Release date  10 September 2012 (2012-09-10) (TIFF)3 October 2012 (2012-10-03) (France)
Based on  The Boy in the Last Row by Juan Mayorga
Writer  Juan Mayorga (play), Francois Ozon (screenplay)
Initial release  October 10, 2012 (Belgium)
Cast  Fabrice Luchini (Germain), Kristin Scott Thomas (Jeanne), Emmanuelle Seigner (Esther), Denis Ménochet (Rapha père), Jean-François Balmer (Le proviseur), Fabrice Colson (Client de la galerie)
Similar movies  Cracks, The Boy Next Door, Blue Is the Warmest Color, Bad Teacher, A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, The Hunt
Tagline  There's always a way in.

A teenager insinuates himself into another students house and writes about it for a class. His teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work but the teens intrusion unleashes a series of uncontrollable events.

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In the House (French: ) is a 2012 French mystery comedy-drama film directed by Francois Ozon. The films screenplay by Ozon is based on Juan Mayorgas play El chico de la ultima fila (The Boy in the Last Row).

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The film was awarded the main prize at the 2012 San Sebastian International Film Festival, the Golden Shell, as well as the Jury Prize for Best Screenplay.

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A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy’s intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events.

Cast

  • Fabrice Luchini as Germain Germain
  • Kristin Scott Thomas as Jeanne Germain
  • Emmanuelle Seigner Esther Artole
  • Denis Menochet as Rapha Artole (father)
  • Ernst Umhauer as Claude Garcia
  • Bastien Ughetto as Rapha Artole (son)
  • Yolande Moreau as the twins
  • Production

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    Francois Ozon adapted the screenplay from Spanish writer Juan Mayorgas play The Boy in the Last Row. The film was produced through Mandarin Cinema for a budget of 9.2 million euro. It received support from France 2 Cinema and Mars Films. Filming took place during eight weeks in August and September 2011.

    Release

    The film opened in France on 3 October 2012 through Mars Distribution.

    Box office

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    In the House earned $9,529,425 in France and $17,860,068 altogether overseas while grossing $389,757 in the United States for a worldwide total of $18,249,825.

    Critical reception

    The film has received critical acclaim. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 89% of 81 critics gave the film a positive review, for an average rating of 7.4/10. Metacritic gave the film a score of 72 out of 100, based on 25 critics.

    References

    In the House (film) Wikipedia
    In the House (film) IMDb In the House (film) themoviedb.org


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