Yes, But...


Yes, But...
Yes, But...
Directed by Yves Lavandier
Produced by François Kraus
Denis Pineau-Valencienne
Written by Yves Lavandier
Starring Gérard Jugnot
Émilie Dequenne
Music by Philippe Rombi
Cinematography Pascal Caubère
Editing by Dominique Pétrot
Release date(s) April 18, 2001 (2001-04-18)
Running time 104 minutes
Country France
Language French

Yes, But... (French: Oui, mais...) is a 2001 French comedy film written and directed by Yves Lavandier, dealing with brief therapy and teenage sexuality.

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Plot

Attracted but also frightened by her sexuality, a teenage girl undergoes a brief therapy with a warm, humorous and competent psychotherapist.

Cast

  • Émilie Dequenne as Eglantine Laville
  • Gérard Jugnot as Erwann Moenner
  • Alix de Konopka as Mme Laville
  • Cyrille Thouvenin as Sébastien
  • Patrick Bonnel as M. Laville
  • Vanessa Jarry as Françoise

Background

Yes, But... shows a brief therapy (and not a psychoanalysis) with all its techniques: transactional analysis, gestalt, Ericksonian hypnosis, systemic therapy, paradoxical prescriptions, humor, visualisation.

Richard Fisch, director of the Brief Therapy Center in Palo Alto, called Yes, But... "a gem". Psychotherapist Alan D. Entin says Yes, But... gives a very accurate portrayal of his occupation.

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