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Monday Morning (2002)
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A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other. Vincent ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacques Bidou ...
Vincent
Anne Kravz-Tarnavsky ...
La femme de Vincent
Narda Blanchet ...
La mère de Vincent
Radslav Kinski ...
Le père de Vincent
Dato Tarielachvili ...
Nicolas, l'aîné de Vincent (as Dato Tarielashvili-Iosseliani)
Adrien Pachod ...
Gaston, le cadet de Vincent
Pascal Chanal ...
Michel, le voisin
Myriam Laidouni-Denis ...
La femme de Michel
Laura-Kay Monnet ...
La fille de Michel
Nicolas Ponthus ...
Le fils de Michel
Pierre Tricaud ...
Le père de Michel
Armand Chagot ...
Le frère de Michel
Vincent Douhadji ...
Le fermier
Anne-Jacqueline Bousch ...
La bonne
Anna Lamour-Flori ...
L'amie de Nicolas
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A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other. Vincent paints; some of what he sees is artifice. The sounds are of trains, boats, factory horns, and people singing. Men watch women, sometimes priests join in the looking, sometimes not. A crocodile appears in a garden. With money his father gives him, Vincent takes a journey to Venice. He sees the city from a roof top, the view is a gift from a friend. One of his sons hang-glides with a girl friend. Vincent comes home to go back to work. What is it to taste wine and to be alive? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Life goes on.
11 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is such a rare mixture of place, character and time that one element seems never to upstage the other. The blend is unique and evolves into an organic presentation where each is essentially dependent upon the other. For example,scenes are so impeccably designed that a scene itself becomes a character in time. The blue car, the mud shoes, the factory, the bikes, the flowers, and so on all fit into a carefully crafted philosophical whole which defines temporal existence. This is true of other like scenes, such as the city of Venice or living conditions of the transvestite hatcheck person with the two pet Norway rats. The characters fit perfectly into each scene in the same way that the subjects of Norman Rockwell fit into his paintings. Time becomes the cultural lag which slows down everything, from the chemical factory workers to the boatmen in Venice. Even the most absurd scenes flow into a gentle homogenaity. "Where did you get the crocodile?" Vincent asks his young son as if he were inquiring about an ice cream cone. In the final analysis, Monday Morning is the nonviolent triumph of humanity over contemporary absurdity.


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