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Heads or Tails (1997)

J'en suis! (original title)
In order to make money fast to put his company back on track, Dominique finds a job as an antique dealer. But soon he realizes that the only way he will keep his job is by pretending he is ... See full summary »

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Dominique Samson
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Pierre Sanchez
Charlotte Laurier ...
Maude
Albert Millaire ...
De Beauregard
Normand Lévesque ...
Victor
Guy Nadon ...
Dr. Lamoureux
France Castel ...
Elisabeth Ballester
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Rose Petipas
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La Sodoma
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Sandy Klein
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Igor de Lonsdale
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Huissier Saisibec
Jean-Guy Bouchard
Dan Bigras
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Motard
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In order to make money fast to put his company back on track, Dominique finds a job as an antique dealer. But soon he realizes that the only way he will keep his job is by pretending he is gay, slowly breaking his marriage and stirring weird emotions from his mother... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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J'en suis... en serez vous?

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14 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Heads or Tails  »

Box Office

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$302,521 (USA) (21 March 1997)

Gross:

$850,000 (USA)
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References That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) See more »

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Noce tristesse
Written Dan Bigras
Performed by Luce Dufault
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Hilarious French-Canadian comedy starring Roy Dupuis
25 August 1999 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Dismissed by some narrow-minded or hyper-sensitive critics as a cliche'-ridden sitcom, full of the usual 90s yuppy stereotypes, J'EN SUIS is really a well-made, funny urban comedy. If the themes stated can be freshly presented and funny, why can't this be a great film? It is. Nobody should be offended. The film in my opinion just wants to make you laugh. It never insults any minority group, and it succeeds exceedingly. Throw in Quebec's best two young actors (Roy Dupuis and Patrick Huard), the sexy French star Arielle Dombasle, and a glossy cinematic vision of Montreal, and J'EN SUIS becomes even more enjoyable. The blend of Canadian and French actors produce a blend of French understandable by all Francophones (unlike many modern films which use variations not understood by those on the other side of the Atlantic), and humor accessible to all, free of regionalisms or cultural slants. Don't miss this beautifully photographed, funny film, now available in video with English subtitles.


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