Daddy Nostalgie

Daddy Nostalgie

Daddy Nostalgie, released as These Foolish Things in the UK and Daddy Nostalgia in the USA, is a 1990 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It was entered into the 1990 Cannes Film Festival and is Dirk Bogarde's last film. Odette Laure was nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actress.


Caroline, a freelance scriptwriter in Paris, is called to the hospital where her father Tony, a retired businessman, has undergone surgery. She stays with her mother Miche in their home on the south coast and helps her when he comes back to convalesce. In moments of conversation or reverie, the three examine their relationships with each other.

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    director Bertrand Tavernier
    editor Ariane Boeglin
    genre drama
    keywords catholic church retire south coast
    musicBy Antoine Duhamel
    producer Adolphe Viezzi