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Two Thousand and None (2000)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  20 July 2001 (Italy)
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A paleontologist is diagnosed with a fatal brain disease and, rather than falling into a depression, explodes into life.



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Credited cast:
Benjamin Kasparian
Oleg Kisseliov ...
Benjamin's Father
Pascale Devigne ...
Benjamin's Mother
Dr. Maeder
Vanya Rose ...
Daphne (Benjamin's girlfriend)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Bentivegna Jr. ...
Benjamin - Age 6
Maria Bircher ...
Noel Burton ...
Airport Official
Giovanna Carrubba ...
Tom Chambers ...
Gate Guard
Sonia Dubé ...
Breast Feeding Mother


A man finds himself developing a new perspective on life once he finds out it's almost over. Benjamin Kasparian is a paleontologist of Armenian descent who has just split up with his wife Amanda. While trying to readjust to single life, Benjamin visits the doctor and is informed he's suffering from an unusual brain disease called Talbot's Syndrome, and he's not likely to live longer than five weeks. Benjamin is initially philosophical about his fate and decides to enjoy himself as much as he can in the time he has left - much to the disgust of Amanda, his best friend, his boss, and his new girlfriend, all of whom believe he should be taking the matter more seriously. Written by Ørnås

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A comedy about life and other terminal conditions.


Comedy | Drama


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Pretty funny.
21 March 2001 | by (Prince George, B.C.) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Moving Pictures Film Festival in Prince George, B.C. When the movie was presented to us, the organizer said that even though the main character is dying, it's not a depressing movie.

How right she was.

If anything this is an uplifting movie. Absolutely hilarious at times, which is the last thing I expected. Especially the scenes between the main character and the woman who wants to get.... well, I guess I shouldn't give that away 'til you see the movie.

I gave Two Thousand And None 8 out of 10.

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