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Barjo (1992)
"Confessions d'un Barjo" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  7 July 1993 (USA)
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The narrator, "Barjo" (nutcase, crap artist), is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and ... See full summary »

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Charles
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Fanfan
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Barjo
Consuelo De Haviland ...
Madame Hermelin
Renaud Danner ...
Michel
Nathalie Boutefeu ...
Gwen
Jac Berrocal ...
Mage Gerardini
El Kebir ...
Le gardien de l'usine
Louise-Laure Mariani ...
Petite fille
Gilliane Sanki ...
Petite fille
Camille Gentet ...
Fanfan enfant
Charles-Elie Rouart ...
Barjo enfant
Lise Péault ...
Irene Siccora
Bertie Cortez ...
Capitaine Cosmo
Anne Bailly ...
La femme métal
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The narrator, "Barjo" (nutcase, crap artist), is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and the end of the world. When his house burns, he moves in with his twin sister, Fanfan -- an impulsive, quixotic egoist -- and her husband, Charles, the Aluminum King. Charles becomes the focus of the film, as his wife and brother-in-law bewilder him. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Based on the Philip K. Dick novel "Confessions Of A Crap Artist." See more »

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the song rules
26 July 2000 | by (here, there) – See all my reviews

i'm not sure if it is better to read the book or see the movie. but they surely are completely different experiences. the movie will taint your imaginings while reading the book.. but. i don't know. i just kinda like the movie. if you can handle some weirdness and are amused by random things. why not?


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