Rien a faire


1h 43m 1999

Brief Synopsis

When the multinational company Grossard laid off some of its workers, the casualties included Pierre, a forty-year-old former executive, and Marie, who worked for two years in Grossard's stores for minimum wage. They happen to meet one day in the supermarket, and for lack of anything else to do, the

Film Details

Also Known As
Empty Days, Niente da fare, Nothing to Do
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Ercidan Films; Procirep; Pyramide Films; SOFICA Cofimage; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Pyramide Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

When the multinational company Grossard laid off some of its workers, the casualties included Pierre, a forty-year-old former executive, and Marie, who worked for two years in Grossard's stores for minimum wage. They happen to meet one day in the supermarket, and for lack of anything else to do, they fall in love -- until Pierre finds a job.

Film Details

Also Known As
Empty Days, Niente da fare, Nothing to Do
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Ercidan Films; Procirep; Pyramide Films; SOFICA Cofimage; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Pyramide Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Gold Medal of the Italian Senate at the 1999 Venice International Film Festival.

Released in United States September 1999

Released in United States August 2000

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (in competition) September 1-11, 1999.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Director's Focus) August 13-27, 2000.

Released in United States September 1999 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (in competition) September 1-11, 1999.)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Director's Focus) August 13-27, 2000.)