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Tanguy (2001)

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Tanguy is 28 years old and still living with his parents. They think it's time he moves out. He doesn't, so they hatch a plan...

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Edith Guetz
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Paul Guetz
Eric Berger ...
Tanguy Guetz
Hélène Duc ...
Odile Guetz
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Carole
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Bruno Lemoine
André Wilms ...
Le psychiatre
Richard Guedj ...
Patrick
Roger Van Hool ...
Philippe
Nathalie Krebs ...
Noëlle
Delphine Serina ...
Sophie
Sachi Kawamata ...
Kimiko
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Marguerite
Jacques Boudet ...
Le juge
Philippe Laudenbach ...
Maître Badinier
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Storyline

Tanguy is 28 years old and still living with his parents. They think it's time he moves out. He doesn't, so they hatch a plan...

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À 28 ans, toujours chez ses parents

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Release Date:

21 November 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Tanguy - Der Nesthocker  »

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$71,097 (Belgium) (14 December 2001)

Gross:

$23,498,116 (Europe) (18 January 2002)
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The red and white toilet seat that we can see when Edith sobs is the same that was used at the end of Happiness Is in the Field (1995), another film by Étienne Chatiliez. See more »

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At the beginning of the scene where Tanguy rushes out the stairs and asks his mother for a shirt (she actually threw away), we can see Eric Berger's head as he's waiting in the stairs to appear. See more »

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Fun, thoughtful film
26 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film is hilarious--I saw it just today in Germany (in French with German subtitles). The first part goes into broad comedy, with the parents scheming to find ways to get their son to leave the nest. This film is just as much about the parents--even more--than the son.

i noticed that someone else commented about the Asian aspects of the film. At first, it really doesn't make sense, except to show Tanguy's fascination with the country, and almost as a goal (for the parents)--have him go to Peking as soon as possible. By the end, it's wonderful because there is a subtle comparison (that the audience must make) about the family situation. That is--the Chinese filial responsibility, love, and respect--and yes, there were three generations living under one roof. And in the Guetz household--all three generations have, at one point or another, lived under the same roof. That's just one way of looking at it. If you see it and go in with that idea of comparing cultural aspects of families, then maybe that would make better sense.


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