Gus (played by Guillaume Canet) suffers from narcolepsy. He falls asleep all the time and has dreams about supermen from comics (Van Damme would play one of these supermen, a short & secret appearance).

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Gus
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Paméla
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Lenny Bar
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Samuel Pupkin
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Guy Bennet
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Le père de Gus
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Kevin
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La jumelle patineuse
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Le jumeau patineur
Jean-Noël Brouté ...
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Lionel Abelanski ...
Le directeur du supermarché
Philippe Lefebvre ...
Le prof de gym
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L'animateur du karaté-show
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La fille "moitié des choses"
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La femme aux objets
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Gus (played by Guillaume Canet) suffers from narcolepsy. He falls asleep all the time and has dreams about supermen from comics (Van Damme would play one of these supermen, a short & secret appearance).

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Die wunderbare Welt des Gustave Klopp  »

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$823,258 (France) (10 December 2004)
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Poelvorde pushes the film to the top
4 March 2006 | by (Indian Ocean) – See all my reviews

(Sorry about my English dude i am french)I would hesitate between 7 and 8 mark. but does it matter ? The film is a highly emotional ballad through ordinary lifes. Poelvorde is a truly good actor to me : he has the ability to play ordinary guy but he transform them into heroes! the emotion he can bring to his scenes is terrific. The man has a true quality for generating emotion on screen. The scenes with Jean-Claude Van Dame is beautiful, even though this actor is sometimes laugh at, he appears as an angel in this film. Leny the worldwide karateka champion needs this icon to find a sens to his life. Some people think this is bulls*** : i say one should never laugh at the power of a dream or an idea when it is really the sens of someone life ! I advise you to watch this film if you are not a "mainstream only" !


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