The Chateau


1h 33m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Two estranged American brothers inherit a French chateau from a long-lost relative, but their efforts to claim it are stymied by the mansion's crew of uncooperative servants. With no hope of paying off the chateau's enormous debt, the pair are forced to sell the chateau, leaving a bewildered staff r

Film Details

Also Known As
Chateau
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Forensic Films; Fortissimo Films; Greenestreet Films; Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Distribution Company
IFC Films; Abc Distribution; Cinemien; IFC Films; MGM Home Entertainment; Pretty Pictures
Location
Pithiviers, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Two estranged American brothers inherit a French chateau from a long-lost relative, but their efforts to claim it are stymied by the mansion's crew of uncooperative servants. With no hope of paying off the chateau's enormous debt, the pair are forced to sell the chateau, leaving a bewildered staff resorting to desperate and hilarious measures to keep their home.

Film Details

Also Known As
Chateau
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Forensic Films; Fortissimo Films; Greenestreet Films; Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Distribution Company
IFC Films; Abc Distribution; Cinemien; IFC Films; MGM Home Entertainment; Pretty Pictures
Location
Pithiviers, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States April 2001

Released in United States August 23, 2002

Released in United States June 2001

Released in United States March 2002

Released in United States May 2001

Released in United States on Video September 23, 2003

Released in United States Summer August 9, 2002

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Film (Panorama) August 31 - September 9, 2001.

Shown at Gen Art Film Festival in New York City May 2-8, 2001.

Shown at Los Angeles Film Festival April 20-28, 2001.

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 20-24, 2001.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Main Programme Features) January 24 - February 4, 2001.

Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 8-17, 2002.

Project shot using Sony TRV-900 digital video camera.

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Film (Panorama) August 31 - September 9, 2001.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Main Programme Features) January 24 - February 4, 2001.)

Released in United States March 2002 (Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 8-17, 2002.)

Released in United States April 2001 (Shown at Los Angeles Film Festival April 20-28, 2001.)

Released in United States May 2001 (Shown at Gen Art Film Festival in New York City May 2-8, 2001.)

Released in United States June 2001 (Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 20-24, 2001.)

Released in United States Summer August 9, 2002

Released in United States August 23, 2002 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video September 23, 2003