Out in the Country (...à la campagne) 28 years old

Out in the Country

In this French drama, an urban professional gives up his fast-track life in favor of the quiet of country life. Benoit now lives as a toymaker who sells games at his chic Paris art gallery. The film opens with young Lila as she is being released from prison. Immediately, she sets out to see her sister in Brionne, a tiny Normandy town. As soon as he sees her, the rather quiet Benoit falls in love. Eventually, the emotionally scarred young woman falls in love with him too. Soon they move in together, and Lila gets to meet his ne'er-do-well friends. The couple are very happy for a while, but when Benoit's gallery goes belly-up, he begins acting strangely, leaving Lila feeling very unsure. Eventually she leaves him. Benoit then struggles to cope with his depression; after many drunken nights, a lost dog helps him find the peace he has been searching for.


Out in the Country Cast

Name Character
Sergi López He was 29, now 58 years old
Judith Henry She was 53, now 82 years old
Laure Duthilleul She was 36, now 65 years old
Benoît Régent He was 41, 41 years old when he died
Serge Riaboukine He was 37, now 66 years old
Élisabeth Vitali She was 42, now 71 years old
Elisabeth Commelin He was 40, now 69 years old
Jean-Jacques Vanier He was 41, now 70 years old

Out in the Country Crew

Name Department
Manuel Poirier as Director. He was 40 (now 69) years old Directing
Manuel Poirier as Writer. He was 40 (now 69) years old Writing
Out in the Country poster
Out in the Country (28 years)

  • Release day: Wednesday, April 05, 1995
  • Runtime: 108 minutes