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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:
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Katie
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Paco
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Lisa
Arthur Peyret ...
Ricky
André Wilms ...
Le médecin hôpital
Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat ...
Le journaliste
Maryline Even ...
Odile
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
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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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Ricky - Una storia d'amore e libertà  »

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

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$2,226 (USA) (18 December 2009)
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Ambiguity
9 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

I realize that some Ozon fans are disappointed by the outcome of this project, as can be seen by another review here on IMDb also. I do understand that some might feel that Ozon should have better stick to what he was doing. But I think he did a very good job here. Behind all the "normality" of the movie, there lies an ambiguity. The movie deals with loss or better how people react to loss.

Loss of material things, emotional loss and of course other losses too. That's what I felt watching it, but I can also tell, that some people might have gotten a completely different vibe from the movie. And that is what makes it special. It might not be his best movie (I haven't watched all his movies), but it is pretty good. Especially since it disguises itself as normal movie ... well as normal as an Ozon movie can be of course.


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