Summer Hours


1h 42m 2008

Brief Synopsis

The divergent paths of three forty-something siblings collide when their mother, heiress to her uncle's exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly. Left to come to terms with themselves and their differences, Adrienne, a successful New York designer, Frédéric, an economist and university

Film Details

Also Known As
Heure D'ete, L, Kesähetket, L' Heure D'ete, L'Heure D'Ete, Sommarminnen, Sommertid, Summer Hours/Summer Time, Summer Time, Tempos de Verão, horas de verano, horas del verano
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Curzon Artificial Eye; France 3 Cinéma; La Region Ile De France; Mk2 International; Mk2 International; StudioCanal; Tps Star
Distribution Company
IFC Films; A-Film Distribution; Alfa Films; Baditri; Camera Film; Cinema Mondo; Cineplex; Filmladen Gmbh; IFC Films; Les Films Séville; Mk2 International; Nonstop Entertainment (Nse); Palace Films; Transeuropa Films
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

The divergent paths of three forty-something siblings collide when their mother, heiress to her uncle's exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly. Left to come to terms with themselves and their differences, Adrienne, a successful New York designer, Frédéric, an economist and university professor in Paris, and Jérémie, a dynamic businessman in China, confront the end of childhood, their shared memories, background and unique vision of the future.

Film Details

Also Known As
Heure D'ete, L, Kesähetket, L' Heure D'ete, L'Heure D'Ete, Sommarminnen, Sommertid, Summer Hours/Summer Time, Summer Time, Tempos de Verão, horas de verano, horas del verano
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Curzon Artificial Eye; France 3 Cinéma; La Region Ile De France; Mk2 International; Mk2 International; StudioCanal; Tps Star
Distribution Company
IFC Films; A-Film Distribution; Alfa Films; Baditri; Camera Film; Cinema Mondo; Cineplex; Filmladen Gmbh; IFC Films; Les Films Séville; Mk2 International; Nonstop Entertainment (Nse); Palace Films; Transeuropa Films
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Foreign Language Film by the National Society of Film Critics (NSFC).

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Foreign Language Film by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA).

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Foreign Film by the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC).

Released in United States Spring May 15, 2009

Released in United States May 29, 2009

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States September 2008

Released in United States 2009

Shown at New York Film Festival September 26-October 12, 2008.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Spotlight on France) September 25-October 10, 2008.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Spotlight on France) September 25-October 10, 2008.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi-Pearls) September 18-27, 2008.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (World Cinema) April 23-May 7, 2009.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.

Released in United States Spring May 15, 2009 (NY)

Released in United States May 29, 2009 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 30-November 9, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 26-October 12, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Spotlight on France) September 25-October 10, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Spotlight on France) September 25-October 10, 2008.)

Released in United States September 2008 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi-Pearls) September 18-27, 2008.)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (World Cinema) April 23-May 7, 2009.)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.)

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Foreign-Language Film by the Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC).