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Price of Parenting

Mes Très Chers Enfants



Feeling left behind by your grown-up kids? Just buy them back!

Directed by

Alexandra Leclère ( Me and My Sister, Joint Custody, The Price to Pay, The Roommates Party )


Josiane Balasko (My Out-Laws, Back to Mom's, The Roommates Party)
Didier Bourdon (City Hunter, Joint Custody, Alibi.com)
Marilou Berry (Room(H)Ates, Joséphine, Pregnant & Fabulous, Wrestling Queens, Ugly Melanie - Most Promising Actress – 2008)
Laurent Stocker (Bye Bye Morons, De Gaulle)
Joséphine de Meaux (Daddy Cool, Dheepan, Ducoboo)


Olivier Kahn – Les Films du 24 (Haute Couture, Disclaimer)

Delivery: UGC Distribution - December 15th, 2021

2021 / Original language: French / Color / 1.85 / 5.1 / available in hd & 2k

When Chantal and Christian's grown children finally break away from the nest, the lonely parents are outraged to be neglected and forgotten... until they come up with a wacky scheme to get Sandrine and Stephane interested in them again: pretend they've won the lottery! They have a blast pretending to be multi-millionaires, and the ruse works like a charm. Their starry-eyed kids practically throw their lives away just to be close to them. But then they demand to live the high life too, and Chantal and Christian are forced to pay up, even though it's way more than they can afford. Soon they get so caught up in the lie, there's no way out. The situation snowballs out of control but coming clean could mean losing them forever. How will they ever find a way to tell the truth?


"A moving pair of performers"

Radio Nostalgie
"Josiane Balasko and Didier Bourdon are disgraceful parents... and it's hilarious"

Le Parisien
“Josiane Balasko and Didier Bourdon are hilarious as undignified parents”
“This comedy hits the mark”
“Alexandra Leclere puts her stamp on a very funny film that's also quite astute"

Télé 7 Jours
"Josiane Balasko and Didier Bourdon get into it so wholeheartedly and have so much fun that it's infectious"

Télé Star/ Télé Poche/ Télé Magazine
"This biting, bitter comedy about parent-child relationships wins you over with its troupe of offbeat characters"