THE MEANING OF FILM PARTY. Jean-Pierre Bacri plays a wedding planner in the film “Le sens de la fête” by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache. Where was the feature film shot?
[Mis à jour le 20 novembre 2022 à 20h30] Broadcast on TF1 this Sunday, November 20, 2022, The sense of celebration is a comedy by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache still cult. This feature film released in 2017 is also one of the last films to be directed Jean-Pierre Bacri at the cinema, with Santa and Co. (2017), Public place (2018) and Family photo (2018). The actor died on January 18, 2021 from cancer, at the age of 69.
Jean-Pierre Bacri embodies a wedding planner in The Meaning of the Party, who must prepare the festivities in a huge building. The film was shot at the Château de Courances, which is located near Fontainebleau. This estate dates from the 17th century and even belonged to Louis XIII. Note that it is possible to visit it from April 1, 2023.
Synopsis – Max has been a caterer for thirty years. Parties he has organized hundreds, he is even a little at the end of the course. Today is a sublime wedding in a 17th century castle, one more, that of Pierre and Héléna. As usual, Max coordinated everything: he recruited his brigade of waiters, cooks, dishwashers, he advised a photographer, booked the orchestra, arranged the floral decoration, in short, all the ingredients are there for this party be successful… But the law of the series will upset a schedule on the wire where each moment of happiness and emotion risks turning into disaster or chaos. From the preparations until dawn, we are going to experience the backstage of this evening through the eyes of those who work and who will have to rely on their unique common quality: The sense of celebration…