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Aaltra (2004)

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In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they... See full summary »

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L'employé
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L'ouvrier agricole (as Gustave K/Vern)
Michel de Gavre ...
Le paysan
Gérard Condejean ...
Le Chinois
Isabelle Delépine ...
L'épouse
Pierre Ghenassia ...
Le patron
Fred Martin ...
Le collègue
Jan Bucquoy ...
L'amant
Pierre Carles ...
Le médecine
Céline Normand ...
Infirmière
Martine Peigné ...
Infirmière
Carine Liénard ...
Infirmière
Nathalie Carpentier ...
Infirmière
Dada Avrel ...
Le kiné
Jean-Michel Carlier ...
Ambulancier bavard
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In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they are doomed to stay together. They no longer focus their rage on each other but on the manufacturer of the tractor, in Helsinki. So get ready for a hilarious wheelchair road movie. Written by Cult Films

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L'Anglais à la moto: It's people like you that give fucking people in wheelchairs a bad fucking name!
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for fan of humour noir (sick humour)
1 September 2004 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This movie was excellent, the jokes are completely different from the TV show, it's subtle humour you laugh just with the situations and the faces of the actors which are for the most non pro.

The acting of the main character is good, I like the landscape they choose and the old texture of this black and white movie which remind me of "C'est arrivé près de chez vous".

Sure everybody won't be able to laugh, especially non-french speaker, if you don't know France and their strange country people, you won't like this movie, but still I am disappointed that the rating is so low for this movie because its humour is really special, it's almost a snuff movie :)

For me it's a good movie, made without money totally independent.8/10


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