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Le Divorce is a popular movie produced in the year 2003 directed by James Ivory. The screenplay was written by Ruth Jhabvala, based on Diane Johnson’s best-selling novel by the same name.

Summary

The story is a romantic comedy where the central character (Kate Hudson) plays the role of an American “Isabel Walker” who is supposed to visit her sister in Paris.
The sister’s husband is about to leave her for his Russian girlfriend (who is apparently married).

To add to the complication, Isabel starts two affairs with 2 French guys of 2 different social classes. The film revolves around Isabel’s sister’s (Roxy) fight with her
estranged husband over the French community property laws and ownership rights.

FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES presents a MERCHANT IVORY/RADAR PICTURES PRODUCTION
a film by JAMES IVORY “LE DIVORCE” based on the novel by DIANE JOHNSON
starring STOCKARD CHANNING, GLENN CLOSE, ROMAIN DURIS, STEPHEN FRY, KATE HUDSON, SAMUEL LABARTHE,
THOMAS LENNON, THIERRY LHERMITTE, DANIEL MESGUIICH, MATHEW MODINE, BEBE NEUWIRTH, MELVIL POUPAUD,
NATHALIE RICHARD, CATHERINE SAMIE, SAM WATERSTON, NAOMI WATTS
costume designer CAROL RAMSEY production design FRÉDÉRIC BÉNARD editor JOHN DAVID ALLEN
music RICHARD ROBBINS director of photography PIERRE LHOMME line producer RAHILA BOOTWALA
executive producers TED FIELD SCOTT KROOPF ERICA HUGGINS co-producers PAUL BRADLEY, RICHARD HAWLEY
producers ISMAIL MERCHANT MICHAEL SCHIFFER screenplay RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA & JAMES IVORY directed by JAMES IVORY
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