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I'm Keeping the Dog!

Un divorce de chien

Romantic comedy

A couple decides to get an amiable divorce, but things turn bitter over the custody of Alex… the dog! Best Screenplay at La Rochelle Fiction Festival 2010
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Directed by

Lorraine Lévy (The Other Son)


Elie Semoun (Ducoboo, Asterix at the Olympic Games)
Julie Ferrier (French Women, Heartbreaker)


Made in PM in association with Solo Films with the participation of TF1

2010 / Original language: French / Color / LtRt / available in hd

It comes as a surprise to everyone around them when Lou and Julien announce their plan to end their four-year marriage. As they have no children and are intent on remaining friendly, their divorce seems off to a very civilized start… until they are faced with an issue over which neither is willing to give in: which one of them will get custody of Alex, their beloved dog?
A light-hearted and fast-paced romantic comedy.


La Rochelle Fiction Festival 2010
Best Screenplay


“A comedy that sparkles.”
TV Mag

“Three reasons to see I'm Keeping the Dog!:
- The director has a nose for comedy
- Julie Ferrier is worth a wolf-whistle
- The actors are top dog”
L’Express Style

“This ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ drama come comedy, a winner at the La Rochelle Fiction Festival, definitely has bite.”
Télé Star

“A real comedy, fantastic and fun!”
Télé Cable Sat

“A new and much brighter version of ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ that humorously addresses the problem of canine custody.”
“A top-dog cast.”
Télé 7 Jours

“In this light-as-a-feather comedy, the actors are spot on and the dog is a ham.”
Le Parisien

“An entertaining fiction with a good cast and great dialogue.”
“Julie Ferrier and Elie Semoun have an incontestable talent for comedy. Carried by a clever script and good dialogue, with a fine supporting cast, full of energy, the duo has a blast acting out this harmless, delightful farce.”
Télé 2 Semaines


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