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The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)

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Directer:Jacques Audiard  Producer:Pascal Caucheteux  Writter:Jacques Audiard
Tonino Benacquista
 Music:Alexandre Desplat  Cinematography:Stéphane Fontaine  Editor:Juliette Welfling Running time: 107 min  Country:France  Language:French Genre:Drama, Action, Crime Subtitle: English/
Starring:
Romain Duris as Thomas Seyr, Niels Arestrup as Robert Seyr,
Jonathan Zaccaï as Fabrice, Gilles Cohen as Sami, Linh Dan Pham as Miao Lin,
Jian-Zhang as Jean-Pierre (Miao Lin''s friend), Aure Atika as Aline,
Emmanuelle Devos as Chris, Anton Yakovlev as Minskov,
Mélanie Laurent as Minskov''s Girlfriend, Agnès Aubé as Woman,
Sandy Whitelaw as Mr. Fox, Emmanuel Finkiel as Conservatory Professor

 

   


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ҧ:Won BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 10 nominations

BAFTA Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won BAFTA Film Award Best Film not in the English Language
Pascal Caucheteux 
Jacques Audiard 
 
Berlin International Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Won Silver Berlin Bear Best Film Music
Alexandre Desplat 
Nominated Golden Berlin Bear Jacques Audiard 
 
British Independent Film Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated British Independent Film Award Best Foreign Independent Film
 
Brothers Manaki International Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won Golden Camera 300 Stéphane Fontaine 
 
Chlotrudis Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated Chlotrudis Award Best Actor
Romain Duris 
 
César Awards, France
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won César Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)
Jacques Audiard 
Tonino Benacquista 
Best Cinematography (Meilleure photographie)
Stéphane Fontaine 
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Jacques Audiard 
Best Editing (Meilleur montage)
Juliette Welfling 
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Jacques Audiard 
Best Music Written for a Film (Meilleure musique écrite pour un film)
Alexandre Desplat 
Best Supporting Actor (Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle)
Niels Arestrup 
Most Promising Actress (Meilleur espoir féminin)
Linh Dan Pham 
Nominated César Best Actor (Meilleur acteur)
Romain Duris 
Best Sound (Meilleur son)
Brigitte Taillandier 
Pascal Villard 
Cyril Holtz 
Philippe Amouroux 
 
European Film Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated Audience Award Best Director
Jacques Audiard 
European Film Award Best Actor
Romain Duris 
 
French Syndicate of Cinema Critics
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won Critics Award Best Film
Jacques Audiard 
 
Golden Trailer Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated Golden Trailer Most Original
(Kinetic). 
 
London Critics Circle Film Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated ALFS Award Foreign Language Film of the Year
France.
 
Lumiere Awards, France
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won Lumiere Award Best Actor (Meilleur comédien)
Romain Duris 
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Jacques Audiard 
 
NRJ Ciné Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated NRJ Ciné Award Actor of the Year (Acteur de l''année)
Romain Duris 
 
Étoiles d''Or
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won Étoile d''Or Best Actor (Premier rôle masculin)
Romain Duris 
Best Composer (Compositeur de musique originale)
Alexandre Desplat 
Best Director (Réalisateur)
Jacques Audiard 
Best Film (Film)
Jacques Audiard 
 



Twenty-eight-year-old Tom leads a life that might be termed as criminal. In doing so, he follows in the footsteps of his father, who made his money from dirty, and sometimes brutal, real estate deals. Tom is a pretty hard-boiled guy but also strangely considerate as far as his father is concerned. Somehow he appears to have arrived at a critical juncture in his life when a chance encounter prompts him to take up the piano and become a concert pianist, like his mother. He senses that this might be his final opportunity to take back his life. His piano teacher is a Chinese piano virtuoso who has recently come to live in France. She doesn''t speak a lick of French so music becomes the only language they have in common. Before long, Jacques'' bid to be a better person means that he begins to yearn for true love. But, when he finally has the chance of winning his best friend''s wife, his passion only succeeds in scaring her. And then, one day, his dubious past comes to light...
 



The Beat That My Heart Skipped (French: De battre mon cœur s''est arrêté) is a 2005 French film directed by Jacques Audiard and starring Romain Duris. It tells the story of Tom, a real estate thug[clarification needed] torn between a criminal life and his desire to become a concert pianist. The film premiered on 17 February 2005 at the Berlin Film Festival. The film was given limited Release to theaters in North America and grossed $1,023,424 and $10,988,397 worldwide.

Intense young "tough" Thomas Seyr is a 28-year old real estate broker involved in shady business deals. His business partners, Fabrice and Sami, spend much of their time ruthlessly chasing squatters and illegal immigrants out of the buildings they have procured and trying to work their way around government housing regulations. Thomas is born to this kind of work; his father, Robert, is also involved in dodgy enterprises and sometimes calls upon Thomas to take care of unpleasant business (like beating up people who refuse to pay). Tom shows a protective and defensive attitude to his father who doesn''t always appreciate what his son does for him–so much so that when his father introduces his new girlfriend to Tom, Tom undermines her to her face, and insults her to his father. Though she is a model, he decides she is "a whore." Later, when he tries to enlist her help to watch over his father, she tells him they broke up due to Robert changing his attitude and she is aware of Tom''s backstabbing because Robert told her. Robert by this time is in danger from a Russian gangster, Minskov (Anton Yakovlev) who scammed him of a great deal of money and Tom is worried for his safety.
On the side, Tom wants to be a pianist like his mother and finds a teacher, virtuoso Miao Lin, to prepare for an audition opportunity. She speaks only Chinese, Vietnamese and some English, but no French. Eventually Tom reaches the high standards of his teacher while carrying on a relationship with the wife of one of his business partners. Stretched to the limit and overtired, he fails to complete the audition. He goes to see his father only to find the apartment destroyed and his father murdered. Tom is devastated. Cut to two years later where Tom is Miao Lin''s manager and partner, organising her schedule, her performances and being by her side. Just before a concert, he chances to see Minskov, takes him by surprise in the stairwell, gives him a beating on the stairs and threatens to use his own gun against him, before deciding to spare him. The film closes with Tom in the audience, knuckles and shirt bloody, exchanging slow-burning looks with Miao Lin at the piano.


 

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