Epithete Films is an independent movie production company that specializes in feature films, run by Frédéric Brillion and Gilles Legrand.



Synopsis  /  The staff of the Charles VII Hotel is in turmoil. Tonight takes place the World Business Forum, the annual meeting of very important people... Especially since there is a guy with a dog sitting since morning in the bus shelter in front of the hotel. And since among the guests there are the Governor of Iowa and his wife, who used to be the wife of the guy waiting in the bus shelter.

Directed by / 

Philippe Lioret

Written by / 

Philippe Lioret, Jean-Louis Leconte

Screenplay - adaptation / 

Sandra Joxe

Dialogues / 

Philippe Lioret

Cast / 

Jacques Gamblin, Elsa Zylberstein, Zabou, Jean Yanne, Daniel Prévost.

Coproduction / 

Epithète Films et France 3 Cinéma

International sales / 

Le Petit Bureau

Release date / 

26 March 1997

Awards and festivals / 

  • Tokyo – Festival du film français, Japon, 1997