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The Suicide Shop (2012)

Le magasin des suicides (original title)
A family-run shop that sells everything you need to take your own life finds it hard to focus on business after a new baby -- one who makes everyone around him happy -- is born into the family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Alane ...
Mishima Tuvache (voice)
Isabelle Spade ...
Lucrèce Tuvache (voice)
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Alan Tuvache (voice)
Isabelle Giami ...
Marilyn Tuvache (voice)
Laurent Gendron ...
Vincent Tuvache (voice)
Pierre-François Martin-Laval ...
Le joli garçon (voice)
Eric Métayer ...
Le SDF (voice)
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Monsieur Calmel / Monsieur Dead for Two (voice)
Urbain Cancelier ...
Le gynécologue / Le client neurasthénique (voice)
Pascal Parmentier ...
Oncle Dom / Le client prof de gym (voice)
Mathis Lakehal ...
Un copain d'Alan (voice)
Jules Poisson ...
Un copain d'Alan (voice)
Simon Rosenfeld ...
Un copain d'Alan (voice)
Samuel Vidal ...
Un copain d'Alan (voice)
Edouard Prettet ...
Le client desespéré (voice)
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A family-run shop that sells everything you need to take your own life finds it hard to focus on business after a new baby -- one who makes everyone around him happy -- is born into the family.

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Trivia

Each character in the Tuvache family has a first name referring to a famous suicide (or alleged one): Mishima (Yukio), Lucrèce (Lucretia), Vincent (van Gogh), Marilyn (Monroe) and Alan (Turing). See more »

Quotes

Lucrèce Tuvache: Life is appalling. But we must fight.
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Crazy Credits

The text lines of the credits are animated and commit suicide in different ways, e.g. by using a capital F as a pistol. See more »

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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Y'a d'la joie
Music by Charles Trenet and Michel Emer
Lyrics by Charles Trenet
Performed by Charles Trenet
© Editions Raoul BRETON
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Not flawless
22 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Especially not the animation that might seem very low key to most (though that doesn't mean that a lot of work has been put behind the making of the movie). But the movie itself is really good. You think this is a one pun movie and it might feel like that to you. But you could also read a lot of social criticism into the movie.

Whatever you do, be vary that the movie is not politically correct in any way, shape or form. If that's not your cup of tea, then the humor will annoy you and make you hate the movie. Better stay away from it then. But if you are open to it, you will be delighted by some scenes. It still has some clichés it needs to serve and you will get where this is going, but it's still entertaining enough throughout


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