PG | | Drama, War
The part of Irène was originally for Fanny Ardant but she had to decline because of her pregnancy. Bertrand Tavernier then considered Catherine Deneuve, but she'd already co-starred numerous times with Philippe Noiret. The part ended up going to Sabine Azéma.
Can't you knock?
Irène de Courtil: I did. On ten doors, monsieur. Major Dellaplane Knock on eleven. Knock till somebody answers.