Families of the French bourgeoisie usually have too many expectations when it comes to their children: a bilingual nanny, the most advanced kindergarten, the best school, the most expensive clothes, the most exclusive tennis and golf school, friends of the same social class, the most exclusive vip holidays etc.
Claude and Marie Verneuil aren’t that elitist. They just want four perfect catholic husbands for their lovely four daughters. But they nearly get a heart attack when they get to know their future sons-in-law: a Chinese, a French African, a Jew and a Muslim. They are so desperate that they continue asking themselves: “Qu’est-ce qu’on a fait au bon dieu?” (in English: “What have we done to God?”)
FRENCH MOVIE: 4 DAUGHTERS MARRY THE WRONG MAN
The Verneuil family comes from the great, provincial, catholic bourgeoisie with a penchant for Old France. Over the years, it has reluctantly welcomed a Muslim, a Jew and a Chinese son-in-law into the family. The parents have since seen their vision of a traditional French family disintegrate. They hope that their youngest daughter may offer them a big catholic church wedding. A wish that comes true, except for the fact that the man she is about to marry is from…
To find it out, take a look at the trailer of this year’s most successful French film.
(Above) The film with English subtitles.
(Above) The film with German subtitles.