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Karnaval (1999)

While the local population of Dunkerque drinks away their dissatisfaction in life during the yearly Karnaval, second generation Algerian immigrant Larbi gets mixed up in the festivities looking for the local girl Bea.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Béa
Amar Ben Abdallah ...
Larbi
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Christian
Martine Godart ...
Isabelle
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Pine
Thierry Bertein ...
Gigi
Dominique Baeyens ...
Doriane
Hervé Pierre ...
Verhoeven
Malek Kateb ...
Larbis Vater
Karim Attia ...
Nasser
Manon Seys ...
Emilie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christiane Billat ...
Larbi's Mother
Armand Bomel
Frédéric Bossaert
Pierrick Boulogne
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While the local population of Dunkerque drinks away their dissatisfaction in life during the yearly Karnaval, second generation Algerian immigrant Larbi gets mixed up in the festivities looking for the local girl Bea.

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3 March 1999 (France)  »

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A charming film three people in the Dunkirk carnival.
13 October 1999 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

A charming, sometimes funny film about a young Arab man on his way to Marseilles who gets caught up in the carnival in Dunkirk, where everyone lets their hair down and the normal rules of behaviour are waived for a while. He falls in love with Bea, a young woman who is torn between her attraction to the handsome young stranger and Christian, her husband. Some moments of visual splendour adorn a simple tale about the foolish little things we do in our lives.


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