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Sitcom (1998)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 27 May 1998 (France)
The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist ... See full summary »

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Évelyne Dandry ...
The mother / La mère (as Evelyne Dandry)
François Marthouret ...
The father / Le père
Marina de Van ...
Sophie
Adrien de Van ...
Nicolas
Stéphane Rideau ...
David
Lucia Sanchez ...
Maria
Jules-Emmanuel Eyoum Deido ...
Abdu
Jean Douchet ...
Psychotherapist / Le psychothérapeute
Sébastien Charles ...
Boy with the zucchinis / Le garçon aux courgettes
Vincent Vizioz ...
Guy with red hair / Le garçon aux cheveux rouges
Kiwani Cojo ...
Pierced guy / Le garçon au piercing
Gilles Frilay ...
Guy with mustache / L'homme moustachu
Antoine Fischer ...
Gregory / Le petit garçon
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The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist tendencies, and the intrusion of a very free-spirited maid and her husband... And it all started with the arrival in the family of an innocent looking rat... Written by Matthieu Navarro

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François Ozon admitted in interviews that his dream cast for the film would have been for Lana Turner to play the daughter and Bette Davis her mother. See more »

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Referenced in Het glazen huis: Eigen agenda (2005) See more »

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Grille echo 1
Written by Teddy Lasry
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First rate farce
28 January 1999 | by (Slovenia) – See all my reviews

I am afraid that the first reviewer misses the point completely. This is a very, very funny film in the grand old tradition of farce. It isn't supposed to be 'realistic', it is supposed to be, and is amusing. The acting isn't brilliant, but, again, in farce, that is part of the fun. It certainly cheered me up considerably.


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