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August 32nd on Earth (1998)

Un 32 août sur terre (original title)
Young Simone gets hit by a near fatal car crash, and as she questions her mortality, she also decides to have a baby. Her candidate for a father is her best friend Phillipe who happens to ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Paule Baillargeon ...
Hospital Doctor
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Best Friend
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Simone
R. Craig Costin ...
Car Rental Clerk - Salt Lake City
Joanne Côté ...
Monica
Frédéric Desager ...
Stéphane
Estelle Esse ...
Tanning Salon Receptionist
Lee Fobert ...
Motorist - Salt Lake City (as Lee C. Fobert)
Venelina Ghiaourov ...
Nurse
Richard S. Hamilton ...
Taxi Driver - Salt Lake City
Marc Jeanty ...
Janvier
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Aggressor / Stuntman
Alexis Martin ...
Philippe
Evelyne Rompré ...
Juliette
Ivan Smith ...
Clinic Doctor
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Young Simone gets hit by a near fatal car crash, and as she questions her mortality, she also decides to have a baby. Her candidate for a father is her best friend Phillipe who happens to be seeing someone. He agrees, as long as they conceive in Salt Lake City, in the desert. The trip teaches many lessons about love, solitude, and self-discovery. Written by Jessie Skinner <dadroog@hotmail.com>

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11 February 1999 (Germany)  »

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August 32nd on Earth  »

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Tout Écartillé
Written by Marcel Sabourin / Robert Charlebois
Les Éditions Gamma / Les Éditions Expérience
Performed by Robert Charlebois
Courtesy of Les Disques Gamma and Unidisc Music Inc.
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A film to see for its actors, the scenario and photography.
1 November 1998 | by (Montréal, Québec) – See all my reviews

This film is a delignt! Pascale Bussières is, as always, seductive and enchanting. Alexis Martin is touching and funny. I hope a translation in English will bring out the subtle humor of Simone (Pascale Bussières)and her friend (Alexis Martin). Just for the love letter and the scene of Alexis in a Japanese-like room mimicing weightlessness, this film is a must! All about the problems of the X generation, "Un 32 août sur terre" also offers a broad reflection on sex relations and the meaning of life. The scenes in Salt Lake City are superb. The plot ? A woman crashes with her car in the night, her whole life will be upset. See the rest !


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