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Fiona, Julien and their two clone-like children live a life appropriate to the robots they have become, in a style-less, cheerless suburb somewhere in the flatlands of French-speaking ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lucy Tulugarjuk ...
Nattikuttuk
Fiona Gordon ...
Fiona
Dominique Abel ...
Julien
Philippe Martz ...
René le marin
Thérèse Fichet ...
Fernande
Georges Jore ...
Achille
Louis Lecouvreur ...
Léon
Bruno Romy ...
Georges
Lola Hélie ...
Lola
Justine Fernandez ...
Rosalie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Alex ...
Villageois
Madeleine Alex ...
Villageois
Oumar Bangoura ...
Clandestin
Virginie Binard ...
L'employée
Fanny Chausson ...
Douanier
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Fiona, Julien and their two clone-like children live a life appropriate to the robots they have become, in a style-less, cheerless suburb somewhere in the flatlands of French-speaking Europe. Even the simple act of buttering and eating a roll takes on the appearance of an assembly line. When Fiona, who manages a fast-food restaurant, accidentally locks herself in the restaurant's walk-in freezer overnight, her family doesn't even miss her. She realizes how pointless her life has become and runs away; to seek happiness, put her life right again and perhaps to visit the icebergs with which she begins an obsession. On a bus trip to nowhere, she becomes friendly with an older lady, Fernande, who offers Fiona a place to stay and diversion in her seaside community. There, Fiona becomes attracted to René, who owns a small sailboat, and has been a deaf-mute since a fire in which his parents died. In time, the pair embark on a sailing voyage, unknowingly pursued by the persistent Julien, who ... Written by Joe Jurca

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$1,137 (USA) (4 May 2007)

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$18,134 (USA) (13 July 2007)
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Excellent actors, excellent acting, excellent episodes, everything was excellent!
1 April 2006 | by (Lithuania, Vilnius) – See all my reviews

I love European films because of keeping their nativity and don't looking forward to earn money. Most of them are still an "art", not like Hollywood-made ones.

And this one is the best comedy i've ever seen. There are everything! From tears, to freedom, from sadness, to boyishness. I couldn't stop laughing almost all the movie time (exept those, few sad episodes), and i couldn't stop laughing an hour after the movie! Excellent actors, excellent acting, excellent episodes, everything was excellent! I'm so exited, that i'll have to wait a bit of time, till i bring myself to watch another comedy. And i loved those few and short dialogs, because actors were so expressive that words were dispensable, to understand, what they want to say.

I hope you'll enjoy this movie, just like i did.


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