The Beat that My Heart Skipped
(De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté)

Top Ten List: #4 of 2005 (U.S. releases)
Top Ten List: #5 of 2005 (world premieres)
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Director: Jacques Audiard. Cast: Romain Duris, Niels Arestrup, Jonathan Zaccaï, Gilles Cohen, Aure Atika, Linh Dan Pham, Jian-Zhang, Sandy Whitelaw, Emmanuelle Devos, Anton Yakovlev, Mélanie Laurent, Emmanuel Finkiel. Screenplay: Jacques Audiard and Tonino Benacquista (based on the 1978 film Fingers written and directed by James Toback).

Not yet reviewed in full. A–

Berlin Film Festival: Best Original Score (Alexandre Desplat)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Foreign-Language Film
César Awards (French Oscars): Best Picture; Best Director; Best Supporting Actor (Arestrup); Most Promising Actress (Dan Pham); Best Adapted Screenplay; Best Cinematography (Stéphane Fontaine); Best Film Editing (Juliette Welfling); Best Original Score

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