As Luck Would Have It

As Luck Would Have It
Directed by Lorenzo Gabriele
Written by Julie Gilbert
Philippe Le Dem
Release date(s) December 20, 2002 (2002-12-20)
Running time 90 minutes
Country France, Switzerland

As Luck Would Have It (French: Le hasard fait bien les choses) is a 2002 Swiss film. It was directed by Lorenzo Gabriele and stars Jean-Claude Brialy and Julien Bravo. It was based on an original script by Julie Gilbert.

Plot

Jean-Pierre is a literature professor in Switzerland. Due to the vagarities of Swiss law, he is selected, basically at random, to be the guardian of a parentless teenage boy named Antoine.

Conflict comes into the story as Jean-Pierre, who has just accepted a major promotion, must now deal with caring for a teenage boy he doesn't want to care for, as well as handling his own jealous boyfriend. Then his wife steps into the picture. Things get complicated from there as Jean-Pierre tries to get out of his guardianship.

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