The story of a dysfunctional family in Northern France. Dad is a mean abusive drunk pharmacist, mom is addicted to pills and has incestuous desire for her son, the son is skipping school to fish and daughter is mentally handicapped.

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Bertrand
Bulle Ogier ...
La Mère
Bernard Verley ...
Ferrand
Agnès Evrard ...
La Fille
Jean Douchet ...
Le Pharmacien
Jean-René Gossart ...
Fredo
Jeanette Hereng ...
Grand-mère
Fernand Kindt ...
Grand-père
Mathieu Lindon ...
Le Professeur de philo
Christian Dewinter ...
Le Professeur de français
Gabrielle Chovaux ...
Le Censeur
Bernard Dubois ...
Le Surveillant
Radha Jaganathen ...
L'Infirmier
Bernard Nissile ...
Le Préparateur
Odile Hogengarten ...
La Préparatrice
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The story of a dysfunctional family in Northern France. Dad is a mean abusive drunk pharmacist, mom is addicted to pills and has incestuous desire for her son, the son is skipping school to fish and daughter is mentally handicapped.

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Celui que j'aime
Written by M. Hadjidakis / F. Gérard
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