GenreComedy, Drama, Romance ScreenplayYvan Attal WriterYvan Attal LanguageFrench
Release date12 September 2001 (2001-09-12) (TIFF)
14 November 2001 (2001-11-14) (France) CastCharlotte Gainsbourg (Charlotte), Yvan Attal (Yvan), Terence Stamp (John), Noémie Lvovsky (Nathalie), Ludivine Sagnier (Géraldine), Lionel Abelanski (Georges) Similar moviesCharlotte Gainsbourg appears in My Wife is an Actress and Happily Ever After
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My Wife is an Actress (French: Ma femme est une actrice) is a French romantic comedy-drama film starring Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive co-star. Attal also wrote and directed the film. The film stars Terence Stamp among others. This film is also highly biographic, as Yvan and Charlotte are a real life couple since 1991, and have three children. According to Yvan, the idea and a part of the plot originates from real life events.
The film was released on 12 July 2002 to 7 theatres in the United States at #46 and grossed $49,204 in the opening weekend. Its lifetime domestic grossing is $1,121,233 while $4,048,205 accounted for foreign grosses accrues for a total of $5,169,438.