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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominique Marcas ...
Madame Catherine
Jérémie Lippmann ...
Axel
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Eric
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Gerard
Jeanne Favre ...
Lola
Antoine Pereniguez ...
Le contrôleur
Sébastien Viala ...
Philippe
Rajko Nikolic ...
Monsieur Georges
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Maria
Mireille Perrier ...
Sophie
Michèle Carbonnel ...
Caissière supermarché
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Anna
Pierre Berriau ...
Yann
Luis Hostalot ...
Jean-Claude
Francesc Tollet ...
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The center of this universe, located in a French village close to Catalonia, is Éric, a mechanic of little brilliance who secretly decides to bury the corpse of Madame Catherine, an old neighbor, when she died after one of her ethyl excesses. All the characters revolve around the mechanic in a charming and chaotic world. Written by jsanchez

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Las manos vacías  »

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great movie
9 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

The life in a Catalan (Southern France) village near the border may be quite boring. A young man who is escaping from his homeland is seeking for something and may find it in this weird place. You see the relationship between the people in the village, their dreams, their past and their perspectives in life. The foreigner is hosted there and is messed in the deep whereabouts of these people and tries somehow to fit in. This is such a great film. Nothing unexpected if you have seen the other movies from Marc Recha. He is one of a very few directors with personality nowadays. Great performance and originality. Been said it is boring, ain't real life boring?


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