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L'âge des ténèbres (2007)

Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labrèche), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.

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Jean-Marc Leblanc
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Sylvie Cormier-LeBlanc
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Carole Bigras-Bourque
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Le prince chantant
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La journaliste 'People'
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La comtesse Béatrice de Savoie
Françoise Graton ...
La mère de Jean-Marc
Rosalie Julien ...
La vilaine lesbienne
Camille Léonard Rioux ...
Mégane Cormier-Leblanc
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William Chérubin
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Coralie Cormier-Leblanc (as Kimberly St-Pierre-King)
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Le supérieur médiat
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Pierre
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La dame à la minerve
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Jean-Marc is a man without qualities living in times that are out of joint. His wife and children ignore him; he's a mid-level civil servant in Montreal doing his job without care. He has an active imagination of sexual conquest, but his only real feelings come when he visits his aged mother, whose health is failing. When his wife leaves abruptly to work in Toronto, Jean-Marc sets out to reorder things with his daughters, his social life, and at work. In a world that at best is a farce, does he stand a chance? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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26 September 2007 (France)  »

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Canada's Official Submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008). See more »

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References The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) See more »

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ZAD, un peu de danse
Written and performed by Dazmo (Sari Dajani, Iohann Martin, Rudy Toussaint, Julien Turmel)
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Good for old people
22 July 2017 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

It is depressive, melancholic, and boring. I watched the trailer and I was so happy. But I never thought the movie would be a waste of time. I wonder how it got nominated numerous awards. Thank goodness, it didn't win any but for Best Make-up, which I agree.

I am giving it 4/10 just Diane Kruger. Yes, she is so hot, sexy and steamy!


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