Year: 2016

Original Title: Mal de pierres

Country: France

Length: 120 minutes

Budget: $10,300,000

Genre: Drama, Romance

Studios: C-Films AG, Studio Canal

Distributor: Studio Canal

Suitable only for 15 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 09 2017

United States: June 26 2017


Ranking: 746 out of 12,890 movies (up 440)


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6.0 by Movie'n'co

5.5 by 6 media


Based on the famous novel with the same title written by Milena Agus. Gabrielle tells her life for twenty years. The woman tells her life, her marriage and loves those for which she sighed. And she tells that order, since Gabrielle lived all very late, since no longer expect anything from life that fate assigned her. After finishing World War II, she is forced to marry a man who only want to marry her to settle a debt with that family that gives him shelter. Tired of her own existence, the woman should go to a spa to be the "stones ill" (kidney stones) that she has been suffering for a while. In this peaceful place she finds another man, one of which would be dazzled, a man who falls in love passionately. But just when she feels the love in her heart, it is too late. Directed by Nicole Garcia, this romantic drama starring Marion Cotillard, Louis Garrel and Àlex Brendemühl. Hide full plot... Show full plot


Cast From the Land of the Moon



Trivia From the Land of the Moon

Javier Cámara was to make his debut in French cinema with From the Land of the Moon. He would stars Gabrielle's husband in the movie, but was eventually replaced by Alex Brendemühl From the Land of the Moon adapts the bestseller 'Mal di Pietre' by the Italian writer Milena Agus. The title "Mal de Pierres", in French, means "Evil Stones" or "Stone Ache". In the context of the novel, it refers to the protagonist's kidney stones.