Ricky (I) (2009)

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When Katie, an ordinary woman, meets Paco, an ordinary man, something magical happens: a love story. From this union an extraordinary child is born: Ricky.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Peyret ...
Le médecin hôpital
Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat ...
Le journaliste
Maryline Even ...
Véronique Joly ...
L'assistante sociale
Martine Vandeville ...
L'infirmière hôpital
Myriam Azencot ...
La surveillante usine
Diego Tosi ...
Le serveur restaurant
François Lequesne ...
Le responsable usine
Julien Haurant ...
Le bibliothécaire
Eric Forterre ...
Le boucher
Hakim Romatif ...
Le vendeur


Katie, a single mother living in France with her daughter Lisa, struggles to make ends meet while working at a chemical factory. There, she meets Paco, a co-worker from Spain. Soon, they move in together, and Katie becomes pregnant. Katie gives birth to a baby boy, named Ricky, and she and Paco raise him together in their tiny apartment, along with Lisa. However, it soon becomes apparent that Ricky is no ordinary baby; he develops a pair of functioning wings and becomes able to fly. Soon he is flitting about in their tiny apartment, and together Katie and Paco struggle to raise and handle the ever-growing Ricky. Written by Alyssa W

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Release Date:

16 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ricky - Una storia d'amore e libertà  »

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$1,626 (USA) (18 December 2009)


$2,226 (USA) (18 December 2009)

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1.85 : 1
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25 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Must to admit that I studied film making and worked on the field as a film director, and wrote several screenplays. So, possible I see something in this movie that "normal" would not see. Please keep it in mind while reading my review.

pros:* Great message of the movie. The message: "People are generally good. They only need a little of inspiration, care and compassion, and for coming to their loving nature." Love this message very difficult to come across with a message like this now days.

* Very good acting cast. And faces and nature of actors were matched to the message above. * In some places were good cinematographic work

* Brave mix of the fantasy and realistic methods * Good "hidden" references to Mary (mother Mary)

cons: * wings growth was rushed * "media crowd" to generic Meaning that some of the important elements of the movie were underdeveloped.

* most of the cinematographic decisions were generic and predictable (shots, light and such)

But I would suggest to watch this movie to be inspired a little.

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