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Let There Be Light (1998)

Que la lumière soit (original title)
A comedy in which God writes a screenplay and goes to earth to find someone to make the film.

Director:

Arthur Joffé
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Jeanne
Tchéky Karyo ... Harper
Ticky Holgado ... L'ange René
Pierre Arditi ... Dieu invisible (voice)
Gordon Tootoosis ... Dieu l'indien
Patrick Bouchitey ... Dieu le pilote
Arielle Dombasle ... Dieu la blonde
Elie Semoun ... Dieu le magasinier
Julie Landmann Julie Landmann ... Dieu le bébé
Le Pigeon de Cadéac Le Pigeon de Cadéac ... Dieu le pigeon
Sylvestre Sylvestre ... Dieu le chat
Catherine Jacob ... Dieu Suzanne
Frédéric Mitterrand Frédéric Mitterrand ... Dieu l'automobiliste
Yolande Moreau ... Dieu contractuelle
Julien Guiomar ... Dieu le père
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Storyline

A comedy in which God writes a screenplay and goes to earth to find someone to make the film.

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

8 July 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Let There Be Light See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Budget:

FRF60,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Director Cameo: [Arthur Joffé] The director plays the sleepwalker during the shooting of the movie by Jeanne and the group of mad people. See more »

Quotes

La voix de Dieu l'invisible: I wrote the Bible - the best selling book of all time! Where do they get off editing my script?
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Connections

References The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) See more »

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Let there be delight!
3 October 2001 | by fogg98See all my reviews

Ah, if only all films came from France. If only all women were as beautiful as Hélène de Fougerolles. What a wonderful world this would be, non? I would be totally lost without French cinema. Their drama's are raw, intelligent and rip emotions from inside, throw them in your face and say "There!! - SEE! LIVE!! FEEL!!!" Thrillers are innovative, experimental and imaginative and their comedies are witty and chaotic, and.....well, just bloody good fun! Que la lumière soit is a sublime comedy, textured with arresting characters and some wonderfully farcical scenes, inter-laced with truly poignant moments. See this film. It is well cast, well paced and should have you roaring with laughter. Amen.


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