Summer Hours

In the beautiful family home, Frédéric, Adrienne, Jérémie and their children are celebrating the 75th birthday of their mother, Hélène Berthier, who has devoted her entire life to preserving the work of their uncle, the painter Paul Berthier. Hélène's sudden death a few months later forces them to come face to face with the burdens of the past. Can this seemingly happy family stay together?

L'Heure d'été
France 2008
  • Czech
99 min.
  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.

The divergent paths of three forty something siblings collide when their mother, heiress to her uncle’s exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly. left to come to terms with themselves and their differences, Adrienne (Juliette Binoche) a successful New York designer, Frédéric (Charles Berling) an economist and university professor in Paris, and Jérémie (Jérémie Renier) a dynamic businessman in China, confront the end of childhood, their shared memories, background and unique vision of the future.

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Director: Olivier Assayas
Screenplay: Olivier Assayas
Cinematography: Eric Gautier
Sound: Nicolas Cantin, Olivier Goinard
Editing: Luc Barnier
Production Design: François-Renaud Labarthe
Producer: Marin Karmitz, Nathanaël Karmitz, Charles Gillibert
Costumes: Anaïs Romand, Jürgen Dœring
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Charles Berling, Jérémie Renier, Edith Scob, Dominique Reymond, Valérie Bonneton, Isabelle Sadoyan, Kyle Eastwood, Alice de Lencquesaing, Emile Berling
  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.