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My Little Business (1999)
"Ma petite entreprise" (original title)

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A wood worker is trying hard to make his company survive every day... But a fire in his workshop leaves him in a lot of trouble when he realizes his insurer was swindling him - he does NOT ... See full summary »

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Ivan Lansi
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Maxime Nassieff
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Zabou Breitman ...
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Christophe Lansi
Lokman Nalcakan ...
Ludo
Anne Le Ny ...
Madame Chastaing, l'inspectrice des assurances
Benjamin Alazraki ...
Benjamin, l'ouvrier stagiaire
Catherine Mendez ...
Sylvie
Simon Monceau ...
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A wood worker is trying hard to make his company survive every day... But a fire in his workshop leaves him in a lot of trouble when he realizes his insurer was swindling him - he does NOT have any insurance... That's when a crazy idea grows in his mind - he will need all his friends and their different talents to make it work... Written by <hoochie34@hotmail.com>

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Maxime Nassief: I can't guarantee anything.
Ivan Lansi: I'm used to it!
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Ma petite entreprise
(1994)
Written by Alain Bashung
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So much more than a comedy !
17 September 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Pierre Jolivet is one of the most original filmmaker in French

cinema nowadays, and this one is not (just) one of his best, but

a stronghold in a carrier that defies categorization. His movies

are so typically French, insofar they are snapshots of French

society nowadays, that they'll surely never be eaten up buy

Hollywood. The characters are so vivid and believable that this

movie feels more like a slice of life than a movie without

falling into the "modern realism" or "social" cinema trappings.

Besides, cinematography and acting are both wonderful, as iin

Jolivet's own noir film "Fred" ; Vincent Lindon is a marvellous

actor. If you consider that each country has a right for its own

specificity without falling into nationalistic trappings, please

states that this movie is what late nineties France looks like ;

and if not, just for a great, superiously acted and very funny

movie. This one was Jolivet's biggest success in France since

the great "Force Majeure", and it really deserved it - as the

other one which didn't get it. Jolivet is a master that can only

be compared to Spain's Julios Medam and England's Danny Boyle.

Chec


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