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Why Not Me? (1999)

Pourquoi pas moi? (original title)
Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.

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Irene
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Jean-Claude Dauphin ...
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Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.

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Ponerte en cuatro
Written by José Luis Pardo, A. Figueredo, M. Arcas, J. Briceno, J.R Torres, J. M. Roura
Performed by Los Amigos Invisibles
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One of the best queer films ever
14 May 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

What more could you want? Hot chicks, a strong storyline and plenty of laughs. The English subtitles are very faithful to the French dialogue and display the subtle, but keen, witticism of French cinema. We bought the video several years ago and have since lent it to dozens of people, all of whom have loved it. And with some absolute classic one liners, who wouldn't?! Seldom does queer film successfully mix humour with poignant truths about the reality of being gay, but Pourqoui pas moi is a rare exception. This film is for all those poofs and dykes out there struggling for acceptance, and anyone else who knows what it's like not to fit in to the love/live mould. It well deserves a 10/10 rating.


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