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The Adventures of Felix (2000)

Drôle de Félix (original title)
Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 April 2000 (France)
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A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, ... See full summary »
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Félix
Patachou ...
Mathilde Firmin
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Isabelle
Pierre-Loup Rajot ...
Daniel
Charly Sergue ...
Jules
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Fisherman
Philippe Garziano ...
Railroader
Didier Mahieu ...
Friend / Unionist
Aliette Langolff-Colas ...
Unemployment Secretary
Arno Feffer ...
Man on Pentatherapy
Clément Dupré ...
Teenager with Kite
Clément Révérend ...
Laurent, the Assailant
Daniel Lesur ...
Bar Owner
Antoine Marneur ...
Salesman
Lisa Guez ...
Little Girl
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A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, he decides to take a road trip to Marseilles to track down the father he's never met. Backpack in tow, Felix sets out walking, hitching and borrowing cars to get to the south of France. Springtime is budding, nature is at its best, and some unique characters await Felix along the dirtroads and byways of the French countryside. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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$13,275 (USA) (15 June 2001)

Gross:

$362,572 (USA) (8 March 2002)
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Félix: I'm gay.
Mathilde Firmin: Not you...
Félix: What do you mean? I'm gay.
Mathilde Firmin: I've known gay guys, but not you!
Félix: I said I'm gay! How can I prove it?
Mathilde Firmin: You seem so sure of yourself, I believe you.
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Best feel good movie in years
8 February 2001 | by (Brussels, Belgium) – See all my reviews

Have you ever gone to a movie with no expectations at all and come out over-enthusiastically? Well this is the kind of film that will make you leave the theater thinking 'Why am I complaining about stupid details, I just need to enjoy every moment I live ?'.

Sami Boujila is superb as a gay, North African, unemployed guy who just lost his mother and has AIDS. Any normal person would just kill himself out of misery. But Felix won't. He decides to look up his father he never knew in Marseille and crosses the country meeting a lot of interesting people. The film deals with racism, indifference and homophobia, but is so fun too watch. If Felix was a Disney character, everybody would just want to buy a Felix-doll to look at when feeling a bit down.


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