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The Brice Man (2005)

Brice de Nice (original title)
A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.

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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
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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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6 April 2005 (France)  »

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Brice: Um Surfista Muito Louco  »

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Budget:

€5,340,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,576,351 (France) (8 April 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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Mermaid Protection Program Aucune sirène n'a été cassée plus de deux foix pendant ce tournage. [Roughly: No mermaids were mocked more than twice during the making of this film.] See more »

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References The Party (1968) See more »

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My Lost Paradise
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Very bad movie
4 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It's no wonder people left the room at the movies after 20 minutes of this. This is the worst movie ever. The few parts that MIGHT have been funny were all recycled from his previous sketches. There's no real story to speak of, though the movie tries to convince you that there is some psychology at work. You can tell the parts that were supposed to be funny but failed miserably. First you will wonder why you don't understand what the heck is happening, then you'll realize that there's nothing to understand, I feel sorry for anyone who saw this at the movies. Worst movie ever. Ever.

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