Franssou is a charming Parisian English teacher who shares part of her life with a boring middle-aged lover, dreams of another life. So, when she unexpectedly inherits 50,000 euros, she grasps the opportunity and goes ...展开to the French Riviera in order to take it easy in luxury. In the four-star hotel where she rents a room she comes across Stéphane, a strange guy who is in the process of arranging Elton John's next coming to the place. Intrigued by the noisy ostentatious fellow, she follows him until she finally comes into contact with him. She knows Stéphane is at bay and decides to take advantage of it.
A nimble, multi-layered romantic farce set against the buttery backdrop of Cannes.
With Four stars , Christian Vincent pays tribute to the small time swindlers and fake ingénues of American comedy films of the 40s and 50s. The effervescent Isabelle Carré exudes the influence of Capra and partners in this lively and classy comedy.
Source: The 35th French Cinepanorama
Hong Kong French Film Festival