The Hedgehog (2009) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Hedgehog

Mona Achache, 2009

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery, 2006

The Hedgehog is a movie directed by Mona Achache in 2009 and inspired by the book The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, first published in 2006. The movie features Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic, Togo Igawa, Anne Brochet, Ariane Ascaride, Wladimir Yordanoff, and others.

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RATING

7.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Hedgehog (Mona Achache, 2009)

7.5

/ 10

Book Cover: The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Muriel Barbery, 2006)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, the 2006 book by Muriel Barbery.

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Read by: Barbara Rosenblat

Storyline

This story revolves around an unforeseen rendezvous involving the occupants of apartment number 2 on Rue Eugène Manuel in Paris. Among them are Paloma Josse, an exceptionally bright eleven-year-old harboring a concealed agenda; Madame Michel, the reserved and solitary caretaker who conceals a cultured and knowledgeable persona beneath her unpretentious and standoffish exterior; and the enigmatic Monsieur Kakuro Ozu, a Japanese newcomer to the residence.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Hedgehog, the 2009 movie by Mona Achache

Year

2009

Minutes

100

Movie Rate

7.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Hedgehog

Original title: Le hérisson

Country: France

Year: 2009

Length: 1h40m

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Cover of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, the 2006 book by Muriel Barbery

Year

2006

Pages

325

Book Rate

7.56

S: Goodreads

Book

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Original title: L'Élégance du hérisson

Country: France

First published in: 2006

Length: 325 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, the 2006 book by Muriel Barbery

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Poster of The Hedgehog, the 2009 movie by Mona Achache

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25% No

9 votes

3 votes

book

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Cover of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, the 2006 book by Muriel Barbery

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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