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That Old Dream That Moves (2001)

Ce vieux rêve qui bouge (original title)
A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Pierre Louis-Calixte ...
Jacques
Jean-Marie Combelles ...
Donand
Jean Ségani ...
Louis
Yves Dinse ...
Marc
Serge Ribes ...
Hubert
Jean-Claude Montheil ...
José
Rui Fernandes ...
Pierre
Jérôme Mancet ...
Robert
Laurent Lunetta ...
Laurent
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A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a machine while, without noticing it, turning on some of the men around him! Written by Guy Bellinger

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28 November 2001 (France)  »

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Afto to palio oneiro pou salevei  »

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French visa # 97849 delivered on 97849. See more »

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François Ozon directing Ressource Humaines
15 November 2001 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Well, that's to put it crudely of this film set in a dilapidated factory in some part of rural France with an all-male cast...

To tell it more is to ruin the delightful surprises of the film... What I find it most interesting is the gradual shift from the theme of male-bonding to, well, male-understanding. And at 50 or so minutes, that makes the film all the more succinct and satisfying.


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