My brother is getting married

My brother is getting married
Mon frère se marie

A film by Jean-Stéphane Bron

2006 Switzerland, France - Comedy


Vinh, a Vietnamese refugee, was adopted 20 years earlier by a Swiss family and is about to get married. His Vietnamese mother seizes this opportunity to finally meet the family that loved and raised her son. And to meet the people who write her postcards every Christmas to tell her that the whole family is united and thinking of her. But things are not quite going the way these messages imply and the unexpected visit of Mrs Nguyen is going to cause some agitation to the family. Now they are going to have to act out the forgotten roles of father, mother, brother and sister? to play the fragile comedy of happiness.

  • cast

    • Aurore Clément (Claire)
    • Jean-Luc Bideau (Michel)
    • Delphine Chuillot (Catherine)
    • Cyril Troley (Jacques)
  • crew

    • Producer
    • Thierry Spicher (Boxproductions)
    • Co-producers
    • Philippe Martin (Les films pelleas)
    • Géraldine Michelot (Les films pelleas)
    • Cinematography
    • Matthieu Poirot-Delpech
    • Editing
    • Karine Sudan
    • Music
    • Christian Garcia
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 90 min
    • Format
    • 35mm - Scope

awards & nominations

  • Locarno 2006 - Piazza Grande

screenings in festivals & markets