MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,429 this week

The Over-Eater (2003)
"L'outremangeur" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  16 July 2003 (France)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 325 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

An obese Police Inspector traumatized by a childhood incident falls in love with a murder suspect.

Director:

Writers:

(comic book), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1374 titles
created 20 Jul 2011
 
a list of 753 titles
created 06 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1410 titles
created 04 Apr 2012
 
a list of 81 titles
created 08 Jan 2013
 
a list of 216 titles
created 01 Apr 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Over-Eater (2003)

The Over-Eater (2003) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Over-Eater.
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Le commissaire Séléna
Rachida Brakni ...
Elsa
Caroline Sihol ...
Anne Lachaume (as Caroline Silhol)
...
Émile Lachaume
...
Marc Brisset
Jean-Michel Noirey ...
Benoît Collet
Hubert Saint-Macary ...
Le juge Salabert
Valérie Messas ...
Clara Gauthier
Lucien Jean-Baptiste ...
Le légiste
Richard Guedj ...
Le médecin de l'hôpital
Eric Averlant ...
L'homme obèse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emmanuel Barilley ...
Richard Séléns
Armand Binisti
Jean-Luc Bosso
Mikaël Chiche ...
Policier du prétoire
Edit

Storyline

An obese Police Inspector traumatized by a childhood incident falls in love with a murder suspect.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 July 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

L'outremangeur  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$283,846 (France) (18 July 2003)

Gross:

$283,846 (France) (18 July 2003)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Elsa: Being looked at is not a right, you have to deserve it.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A heart wrenching tale.
2 February 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I managed, like the review above, to stumble upon this movie by accident. Basically it was on after another movie I was watching..

Now to the movie.

I can see people will either love or hate this movie, depending on your own experiences and loves. Its basically about a incredibly obese police officer coming to terms with his own mortality (he is given a year to live at the start of the movie). It has other bits and pieces in the plot (love, mystery etc), but these are not the central ideal of the movie.

I found myself crying in many parts of this movie, for myself being fat (and have been my entire life... of course not to the degree of the main actor, but to a degree which has caused bullying my entire life) this story hits very close to home. And some of the subtle emotional behind the scene's stuff here definitely adds to the mood.

Anyone who has had any sort of eating disorder (over or under eating whatever) will recognise things in this movie, and will more then likely be in tears by the first 30 minutes of the movie.

I hope this has been helpful.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD With English Audio or Subtitles? stone1220
how?.. ruckenwind
Discuss The Over-Eater (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?