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Mon Pere Ce Heros (1991)
"Mon père, ce héros." (original title)

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Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy, Benjamin, she manages to complicate the situation by making up stories ... See full summary »

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Irina
Gérard Hérold ...
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Patrick Mille ...
Benjamin
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Sultan Beeharry
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Franck-Olivier Bonnet ...
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Yan Brian ...
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François Bruhat
Koomaren Chetty ...
Karim
Thierry Der'ven
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Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy, Benjamin, she manages to complicate the situation by making up stories about her father. She presents him as her lover, a mercenary and even a secret agent which gets her into trouble and then her father has to start playing along... Written by Inge Hoivik <ih@vingmed.no>

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My Father the Hero  »

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Visa d'exploitation en France # 74958 See more »

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Another little French movie worth being seen
5 August 2000 | by (Geneva, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

"Mon père ce héros" is a quote of Victor Hugo, the most famous French poet of all time. And although the movie is very realistic, kind of true-to-life situation, it is full of poetry. It shows one more time that Love is a big awkward thing for everyone. It is a very nice comedy, rather funny and moving. The movie helps to realize the gap existing between a father and a 14-year-old teenager. All the actors (not only Depardieu And Marie Gillain) are sincere while the main subject is "lies" !! I deeply recommend you to see this film and not its remake - a bit too tasteless (actually the dialogs are exactly the same). However, if you want to spend a good time in front of your telly, I believe Mon père ce Héros to be the perfect choice.


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