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Americano (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama | 30 November 2011 (France)
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A man who returns to Los Angeles to wrap up his mother's estate sets out in search of the mysterious woman named in her will.

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Martin
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Linda
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Claire
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Luis
Jean-Pierre Mocky ...
Le père
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L'Allemand
Pablo Garcia ...
Pedro
Sabine Mamou ...
La mère (archive footage)
Timothy Davis ...
Le douanier
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Le facteur
Kevin Beaty ...
Doug O'Toole, l'avocat immobilier
Nick Roberts ...
L'homme à la machine
Gary Feldman ...
L'homme à la machine, jeune (archive footage)
Linda Flores Wade ...
La femme mexicaine
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A man who returns to Los Angeles to wrap up his mother's estate sets out in search of the mysterious woman named in her will.

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This film represents the second generation of directorial works by the Demy family that stars members of the Mastroianni/Deneuve family, having been directed by Matthieu Demy and starring Chiara Mastroianni. Previously Matthieu's father, Jacques Demy, directed Chiara's mother, Catherine Deneuve, in four films and father, Marcello Mastroianni, in A Slightly Pregnant Man (which also co-starred Deneuve). See more »

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Worst Film of 2011
8 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mathieu Demy has made a vanity piece about nothing, except what a charmless pompous and humorless man looks like brooding and boring an audience for hours. This guy leaves his beautiful girlfriend, about whom he is oddly, babyishly equivocal, for a mindless senseless and deeply ugly excursion into SoCal and Mexico, where he makes all the wrong solipsistic empty-headed moves of a spoiled rich reckless and cowardly dope. The director is obviously a rich kid, spoiled, with cinema bloodlines that allow him to shoot self-indulgent nonsense with truly great co-stars. I was embarrassed for them. The film is to self-serious to be hilariously bad, it is just inept and annoying. Sad.


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