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I, Cesar (2003)

Moi César, 10 ans 1/2, 1m39 (original title)
Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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César Petit
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Chantal Petit
Jean-Philippe Écoffey ...
Bertrand Petit
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Sarah Delgado
Mabô Kouyaté ...
Morgan Boulanger
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Gloria
Stéphane Guillon ...
Le père de Sarah
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La mère de Sarah
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Le prof de gym
Didier Bénureau ...
Le directeur
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Samantha
Jean Benguigui ...
Papy
Annick Blancheteau ...
Mamy
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Mr. Fitzpatrick
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Charley Fitzpatrick
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Storyline

Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his father has been arrested). During the school holidays, Cesar and his friend Sarah decide to help their mutual friend, Morgan, find his father who supposedly lives in London. Each one tells their parents that they're staying with the other two, and together they sneak out to begin their search. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Parents, autorité, amour, amis, rivalité, écolé, fugue, un p'tit peu gros


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9 April 2003 (France)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€5,320,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,139,239 (France) (18 April 2003)
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Goofs

When Morgan's mother called him in Gloria's house and Gloria took the phone we can see that the phone's display is blank, indicating that it was turned off. See more »

Connections

References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Casta Diva
(from "Norma")
Music by Vincenzo Bellini
Libretto by Felice Romani
Performed by Maria Callas with Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Conducted by Tullio Serafin
Courtesy of EMI Classics
(Opening title)
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rubbish
16 December 2006 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This movie's a crack. Obviously, Richard Berry is a poor actor. We discover with this movie, quite logically, that he is a poor author too. Well, actually, he is not an author at all. This 'Amelie Poulain' lookalike product is very boring, unimaginative, full of clichés on childhood (and music ad hoc), and the adults around the main character are just clowns. No direction, no action, just the narrative of this Cesar, very thought actually for an immature adult audience. This is very sad to see how french cinema is getting worst and worst, financing such indigent projects when many young authors are starving. Thank you TF1, Canal + and so on.


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