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Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)

 -  Drama  -  18 March 2010 (Hungary)
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In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story. The tale she spins---and the movie we watch---is... See full summary »

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Mona
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Rodica Paparu
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Gigi Paparu
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Viorel
Shamgar Amram ...
Pascal
Lujza Hajdu ...
Viorica
Ion Sapdaru ...
Guardian (Gyam)
Mihai Constantin ...
Gicu
Garry Cooper ...
The Professor
Ildikó Antal ...
Melinda
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Little boy
Marius Bodochi ...
Ursica 1.
Marius Manole ...
Ursica 2
Tibor Pálffy ...
Saxophone player
Florin Piersic Jr. ...
Peasant
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In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story. The tale she spins---and the movie we watch---is a wild, surreal adventure in which people are able to project and enter each other's dreams, and our heroine is sold into slavery and lands in a swank, debauched Liverpool brothel where the patrons enact their literary/sexual fantasies with Lolita, St. Joan, and Desdemona. Rendered with dazzling tracking shots, striking CGI effects and a pulsing soundtrack, Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's risk-taking fantasia has style to spare. But under the seductive surface lurks the very human story of a woman who uses fantasy to cushion the pain of life. Written by Los Angeles Film Festival

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18 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

A very irritating title, but that shouldn't put you off the movie. There are quite a few other things that will do that job alright! It is really confusing and has a very strange story line. Something that is anything but familiar. Not to mention that it not only walks a thin (moral) line, but crosses that line quite a few times.

This is not for the squeamish or for people who are offended lightly. They will hate this. But then again, it is very unlikely they will find out about the movie ... and even if they do, they will only rant about it, without watching it. That's not to say, that everyone who's going to watch this movie will like it (look at some other comments, to see the controversy this stirs up).

But the cinematography, the really weird story and very fine acting, will hold your attention. Going into the story would spoil the fun, of you discovering it. Though I cannot, give you any final thoughts on this ... you have to come up with something yourself ...


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