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The Brice Man (2005)
"Brice de Nice" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  6 April 2005 (France)
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A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.

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Marius Lacaille, dit Marius de Fréjus
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Jeanne
Bruno Salomone ...
Igor d'Hossegor
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Chantal la sirène / Alice de Nice
François Chattot ...
Monsieur, le père de Brice
Mathias Mlekuz ...
Eudes, l'avocat
Patrick Ligardes ...
Jean-Marie Guitera, le banquier
Isabelle Caubère ...
Josie
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Marjorie
Antoine Duléry ...
Micky, la légende
Jérémie Quaegebeur ...
Victor d'Hossegor
Didier Menin ...
Le patron du restaurant
Xavier Boiffier ...
Mario, le serveur
Alexandra Fleischer ...
Catherine, l'infirmière
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Brice, a motherless super rich 30-year-old teenager fancies himself a trendy surfer. Only he never stepped out of Nice where the sea remains desperately calm and flat. Brice awaits a giant wave like the one he knows happened in 1979. In the meantime, what he lacks in technique he successfully hides and compensates in style. Yellow T-shirt, yellow hair, yellow parties, he created his own little world where he "axes" people. One morning, his father is sent to jail and "Brice from Nice" is left penniless. He first decides to find out about that thing called "work" (one of his friends does it) at a local restaurant, but then decides robbing a bank is way easier. While escaping after a failed attempt, he meets Marius who needs money for foot surgery. His new best buddy has an idea how to get it: all it takes is for Brice to win the $100,000 prize at the "world underground surf cup". It would "completely" help if Brice had surfed at least once in his life. Written by Greg Philip <greg_philip@hotmail.com>

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Brice: Um Surfista Muito Louco  »

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Budget:

€5,340,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,945,448 (UK) (3 June 2005)

Gross:

$29,292,393 (Europe) (10 June 2005)
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Quotes

Brice Agostini, dit Brice de Nice: [into the microphone] Birdie num num.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, you can hear Jean "Brice De Nice" Dujardin saying "T'es encore là? T'as pas De chez toi? Mouah, j't'ai cassé!" (In English: You're still there? You don't have a home? Ha, I got you!" See more »

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A bowl of fresh air!
12 April 2005 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

Those who think that a movie is about reality, sex, drugs and violence have lots to learn before we can find the heart of a child in a movie theater again. Brice De Nice is one of those movie that brings a bowl of fresh air in the mist of all the crap we can see on any screen. This one has all the qualities required to have a good time and laughters at the movies in order to provide the spectator a real good happy and positive moment in a theater. Thanks to people like that we want to return to our teen years and be wild again and just have lots of fun. I guess I am just like Brice, I never want to grow up in a world that nourish ignorance and horror.


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