A Happy Event

French Title: Un Heureux Evénement
Genre: Fiction / Comedy
Director: Rémi Bezançon
Cast: Louise Bourgoin, Pio Marmai, Josiane Balasko, Thierry Frémont, Gabrielle Lazure, Firmine Richard, Anaïs Croze, Daphné Bürki…
Run Time: 1 h 47 min
Countries: France, Belgium
Release: 2011 in France

Presented at Focus on French Cinema in 2012


Adapted from bestselling author Eliette Abecassis’ 2005 autobiographical novel. The unexpected will unfold when a young couple decide to embark on the most exhilarating and harrowing experience of their life – having a baby! Filled with the thrills and laughs of pregnancy and parenthood, A Happy Event, is a perfect film for everyone who’s had a baby…or anyone who might ever want to!