Ma Vie En Rose


1h 29m 1997

Brief Synopsis

An ironic tale about a seven-year-old boy's gender confusion -- he dreams of being a girl -- and the repercussions this has on his family, classmates and neighbors.

Film Details

Also Known As
La mia vita in rosa, Mein Leben in Rosarot, My Life in Pink, mia vita in rosa
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Clein & White Public Relations; La Sept Cinema; Tf1 Films Productions; Tf1 International
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA); Cecchi Gori Pictures; Cts; Frenetic Films; Gaga Communications (Parent); Haut Et Court; Independent Talent Group; Mfa Filmdistribution Gmbh; Mongkol; Nurit Shani; Orange Sky Golden Harvest; Polyfilm Verleih Gmbh; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Stjornubio; Telepool Gmbh; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

An ironic tale about a seven-year-old boy's gender confusion -- he dreams of being a girl -- and the repercussions this has on his family, classmates and neighbors.

Crew

Mabi Anzalone

Makeup/Hairdresser

Olivier Brunet Arane

Titles

Christophe Archambault

3-D Animation

Simon Arnal-szlovak

Associate Producer (Haut Et Court)

Jacques Aucomte

Location Manager

Philippe Baudhuin

Mixer

Christophe Beaucarne

Camera Operator (2nd Unit) (Belgium)

Alain Berliner

Song ("Rose")

Alain Berliner

Screenwriter

Alain Berliner

Co-Producer

Jean-christophe Bernard

Special Effects Supervisor

Yves Cape

Director Of Photography

Dominique Dalcan

Music Arranger

Dominique Dalcan

Song ("Rose")

Dominique Dalcan

Music

Sandrine Deegen

Editor

Daniel Delume

Production Manager

Catherine Despratz

Location Manager (Belgian)

Frederic Durand

3-D Animation

Jean-rene Duveau

2nd Camera Operator

Monique Eydan

Other

Isabelle Fauvel

Consultant

Anne Frey

Associate Editor

Geraldine Gouillart

Unit Manager (Belgian Unit)

Laurence Gouillart

Casting (Belgian Unit)

Keith Grant

Recorder/Mixer (London)

Guillaume Hellouin

Special Effects Producer

Ludovic Henault

Sound

Marcus Himbert

Assistant Director

Valerie Jacquemin

Unit Manager (Belgian Unit)

Manu Kamanda

Assistant Director

Philip L'eveque

Set Decorator

Brice Lajeunesse

Other

Philippe Lalouette

3-D Animation

Benoit Lefevre

Unit Manager (Belgian Unit)

Pierrick Lepochat

Unit Production Manager

Xavier Lot

Choreography

Bruno Maillard

Other

John Mcgrath

Co-Producer

Véronique Melery

Production Designer

Eric Michon

Music Supervisor

Brigitte Moidon

Casting

Stephane Morelle

Sound Engineer (2nd Unit) (Belgium)

Jacqueline Pierreaux

Associate Producer (Rtbf)

Jacqueline Pierreux

Co-Producer

Renaud Pion

Original Music

Jean-louis Porchet

Associate Producer (Cab Productions)

Jean-marc Poulet

Recorder/Mixer (Paris)

Karine Pourtaud

Unit Manager (Belgian Unit)

Patrick Quinet

Associate Producer (Wfe/Belgium)

Olivier Rausin

Other

Maxime Rebiere

Storyboard

Gérard Ruey

Associate Producer (Cab Productions)

Carole Scotta

Producer

Karen Serreau

Costume Designer

Colin Sheen

Orchestra Director (Pro Arte Orchestra)

Michele Torr

Song Performer ("Emmene-Moi Danser Ce Soir")

Philippe Touzery

Special Effects Production Manager

Elodie Van Beuren

Script Supervisor

Kaatje Van Damme

Makeup

Philippe Van Leer

Sound Effects

Chris Vander Stappen

Screenwriter

Chris Vander Stappen

From Story

Marie-jeanne Wijckmans

Sound Effects

Arlette Zylberberg

Associate Producer (Rtbf)

Film Details

Also Known As
La mia vita in rosa, Mein Leben in Rosarot, My Life in Pink, mia vita in rosa
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Clein & White Public Relations; La Sept Cinema; Tf1 Films Productions; Tf1 International
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA); Cecchi Gori Pictures; Cts; Frenetic Films; Gaga Communications (Parent); Haut Et Court; Independent Talent Group; Mfa Filmdistribution Gmbh; Mongkol; Nurit Shani; Orange Sky Golden Harvest; Polyfilm Verleih Gmbh; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Stjornubio; Telepool Gmbh; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1997 Cesar Award for Best First Film.

Winner of European Screenwriter of the Year award at the 1997 European Film Awards.

Winner of the award for Best Picture at the 1997 Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

Winner of the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize and the Audience Award at the 1997 Sarajevo Film Festival.

Nominated for Outstanding Limited-Release Film by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards.

Released in United States Winter December 26, 1997

Limited Release in United States December 26, 1997

Released in United States on Video June 30, 1998

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States July 1997

Released in United States August 1997

Released in United States September 1997

Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (Closing Night) October 27 - November 16, 1997.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Hors Concours) August 22 - September 2, 1997.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.

Shown at Karlovy Vary Film Festival July 4-12, 1997.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 1O-24, 1997.

Shown at Sarajevo Film Festival (in competition) September 2-10, 1997.

Feature directorial debut for Alain Berliner.

Limited release in United Kingdom October 24, 1997.

BBFC 12

Released in United States Winter December 26, 1997 (NY, LA)

Limited Release in United States December 26, 1997

Released in United States on Video June 30, 1998

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (Closing Night) October 27 - November 16, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Hors Concours) August 22 - September 2, 1997.)

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Karlovy Vary Film Festival July 4-12, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.)

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 1O-24, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29 - September 1, 1997.)

Released in United States September 1997 (Shown at Sarajevo Film Festival (in competition) September 2-10, 1997.)

The Country of Belgium