Sokol and Lorna, two Albanian emigrants in Belgium, dream of leaving their dreary jobs to set up a snack bar. They need money, and a permanent resident status. Claudy is a junkie - he needs... See full summary »
Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
I'd be surprised if this aspires to more than light entertainment, an aim in which it succeeds admirably. It's a sort of Cluedo with spin. Jean-Pierre Cassell is a retired detective, confined to a wheelchair and packed off to a Retirement Home and after a leisurely introduction to the assorted denizens someone, in the shape of Jean-Claude Brialy, is pushed off a balcony which is the cue for Cassell to solve the case, with practical help - well, someone has to push the wheelchair - from Philippe Nahon and great support from three fine actresses, Micheline Presle, Yoland Moreau and Marilyne Canto. There's a nice line in red herrings before the real culprit, a member of the nursing staff, natch, is revealed. A nice 100 minutes if anybody asks you.
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