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15 February 2008 (USA) See more »
On a moonlit fall night, a priest races to the home of Mr. Moulin running a motorcycle off the road... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Samuel Tourneux 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Karine Binaux 
Olivier Gilbert 
Samuel Tourneux 

Produced by
Pierre Buffin .... producer
Vanesse Simon .... executive producer
Original Music by
Regis Santaniello 
Sound Department
Gregoire Couzinier .... sound
Steven Ghouti .... foley mixer
Animation Department
Alexis Bonnet .... animator
Lucie Hlawka .... animator
Catherine Lee .... animator
Frédéric Macé .... animator
Emmanuel Margoux .... animator
Mathias Ninot .... animator
Michel Samreth .... animator
Lise Vautrin .... animator
Pavade Yoane .... animator (as Yoane Pavadé)
Music Department
Didier Courty .... orchestrator
Aurélie Martin .... music mixer
Regis Santaniello .... orchestrator

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Also Known As:
"Même les pigeons vont au paradis" - France (original title)
"Even Fools Go to Heaven" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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France:9 min

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Stab at humor fails miserably, 14 January 2010
Author: drystyx from United States

This story tries to work as a "black comedy" cartoon short, but it is too long for the feeble joke it tells.

An old greedy man is saved by a character who looks like a religious figure, who tries to help him save his soul. The old greedy man is shown some contraption for getting to Heaven. To say more would be to ruin what was probably intended as a "Monty Python" surprise ending, but in fact is just not that unpredictable, and not a bit amusing.

A third character enters in the climax, the Grim Reaper, on a motorcycle. There isn't anything funny about a grim reaper on a motorcycle, and it doesn't either make sense, nor make a contrast. It looks more like the writer is just advertising motorcycle sales for himself or someone close. Way too obvious.

Monty Python could pull this off, but this was a feeble effort, and a total failure.

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