Summer Hours (French: L'Heure d'été) is a 2008 French drama film directed by Olivier Assayas. It is the second in a series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, after Flight of the Red Balloon. In the film, two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Olivier Assayas|
|Produced by||Charles Gillibert|
|Written by||Olivier Assayas|
|Edited by||Luc Barnier|
|Distributed by||MK2 Productions|
|Box office||$2.7 million|
Principal photography began in Paris on June 4 and was completed on July 27, 2007.
The film was known under the working titles Souvenirs du Valois and Printemps Passé.
Summer Hours was a critical triumph. It received 93% positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, and was one of the most highly decorated foreign-language films in the United States in 2009. The film won and was nominated for numerous critics' awards:
- Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards
- Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (nominated)
- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language film (nominated)
- Houston Film Critics Society Awards (nominated)
- Online Film Critics Society Awards (nominated)
- Denver Film Critics Society (nominated)
- Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (nominated)
- "L\'Heure d\'ete (Summer Hours) (2008) - JPBox-Office". www.jpbox-office.com.
- Dargis, Manohla; Scott, A.O. "The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century...So Far". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
- "L'Heure d'été (Summer Hours) (2009)" – via www.rottentomatoes.com.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to L'Heure d'été.|
- Summer Hours on IMDb
- Summer Hours at Rotten Tomatoes
- Summer Hours: A Time to Live and a Time to Die an essay by Kent Jones at the Criterion Collection
|This 2000s drama film–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article related to a French film of the 2000s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|