Love Me If You DareMay 14, 2004
As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children — a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts…
Release Year: 2003
Rating: 7.6/10 (24,456 voted)
Critic's Score: 45/100
Stars: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe
As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children — a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might be a way to avoid the fact that they are truly meant for one another.
Julien à 8 ans
Sophie à 8 ans
Sergei Nimov Nimovitch
Laëtizia Venezia Tarnowska
Christelle Louise Bouchard
(as Laetizia Venezia)
Sophie à 80 ans
Julien (80 ans)
Are you game?
Release Date: 14 May 2004
Filming Locations: Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
Opening Weekend: €11,187
(23 November 2003)
(3 October 2004)
Did You Know?
The scene in which Julien and Sophie are immersed in cement was filmed by immersing Marion Cotillard and Guillaume Canet in apple sauce.
The first time we see the bus driver chasing the bus his hat falls off towards the left side of the road. The second time it drops directly behind him to the right of the middle.
Being an adult means to have a speedometer that marks 210 and not driving over 60.
Love me – cap ou pas cap?
This bittersweet comedy about love is in line with great recent French
movies such as Amelie or L'Auberge Espagnole, But Jeux d'Enfants is not
trying to copy any of the previous. In fact, it is one of the most
original movies I've seen lately.
Directed in a superb way by the inventive Yann Samuell, this film can
make you laugh out loud in a minute and shed some tears on the next due
to the extreme complexity of the feelings the director and the actors
share with you. Nothing in this film seems exaggerated; it's a fairy
tale of our time with a great dose of realism.
The chemistry between Guillaume Canet and Marion Cotillard is simply
Whether you like it or not, it's difficult to be indifferent to this
movie and this is one of the best compliments a director can receive.