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Tu seras mon fils (2011)

R | | Drama | 16 August 2013 (USA)
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A story that focuses on the problematic relationship between Paul Marseul, owner of a prestigious vineyard in Saint Emilion and his son, Martin, who works with him on the family estate. ... See full summary »

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Lorànt Deutsch ...
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Nicolas Bridet ...
Valérie Mairesse ...
Jean-Marc Roulot ...
Docteur Vermont
Urbain Cancelier ...
Lacourt père
Xavier Robic ...
Lacourt fils
Nicolas Marié ...
Le notaire
Hélène de Saint-Père ...
La journaliste viticole
Shirley Bousquet ...
Jessica, la barmaid
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L'employé des pompes funèbres
Gilles Kassar ...
Le vendeur chaussures
Luc Palun ...
Le vendeur machine de tri
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A story that focuses on the problematic relationship between Paul Marseul, owner of a prestigious vineyard in Saint Emilion and his son, Martin, who works with him on the family estate. Paul is a demanding and passionate wine-maker but is a domineering father. He is not happy that his son may one day succeed him. He dreams of a son who is more talented, more charismatic . . . and more in line with his own aspirations. Things deteriorate as Paul's trusted manager Francois is dying of cancer. When Francois' son Philip, also in the wine business, returns from California to look after his father, Paul sees Philip as his ideal son and turns away from his own flesh and blood. Written by Production

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Rated R for brief sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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16 August 2013 (USA)  »

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Te legyél a fiam!  »

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$15,301 (USA) (16 August 2013)

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$250,800 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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Niels Arestrup's 60th film. See more »

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Mon cauchemar
by Armand Amar
(P) 2011 Épithète Films, Long Distance Productions
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Captivating
22 September 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Gilles Legrand delivers with Tu Seras Mon Fils a poignant drama carried an excellent duo of actors whose performances are oozing accuracy, the always masterful Niels Arestrup, frightening as an authoritarian and despising patriarch, and Lorànt Deutsch, touching as a constantly demeaned son.

The viewer ends up completely carried away by this polished familial tragedy where the implacable unfolding of the plot and the striking dialogues totally captivate from end to end. However, certain motivations are a bit hard to assimilate and the purpose of the opening scene is questionable because it incomprehensibly reveals the twist of the movie, which by the way could be regarded as a bit sloppy.

All in all, Tu Seras Mon Fils overall is solid and deserves more consideration than the press critics tried to convince us.


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