As his lover announces her pregnancy, a fortysomething slacker receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a class action lawsuit against him, their biological father.
An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
In this sly comedy, six of the world's worst gangsters managed to heist $2 million, but only one got away. Now after four years in the clink, five bumbling thieves from Montreal are forced ... See full summary »
1976. Montreal. Eight people who wanted to see and be seen at the trendiest disco will be juggling fame and anonymity until they will be forced to make sober choices in an era when excess was the norm, and when disco was king.
When the body of the executive of hockey Benoit Brisset is found on the billboard of the border of Quebec and Ontario, the jurisdiction of the crime is shared between the two police forces ... See full summary »
A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme to make Dr. Christopher Lewis a local.
At 42, David lives the life of an irresponsible adolescent. He coasts through life with minimal effort and maintains a complicated relationship with Valerie, a young policewoman. Just as she tells him she's pregnant, David's past resurfaces. Twenty years earlier, he began providing sperm to a fertility clinic in exchange for money. He discovers he's the father of 533 children, 142 of whom have filed a class action lawsuit to determine the identity of their biological father, known only by the pseudonym Starbuck. Written by
Among the newspapers from around the world with headlines about "Starbuck" is the Israeli daily paper Ha-Aretz. Though the headline and the articles are in Hebrew letters, they are full of mistakes and make absolutely no sense. See more »
What would a normal person do in this situation?
A normal person wouldn't be in this situation.
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Bricks (Dntel Remix)
Written by Mike Lindsay, Phil Winter, Becky Jacobs, Martin Smith, Sam Genders, and Ashley Bates
Performed by Tunng
Published by Domino Publishing Company of America
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Brilliant, feel good film par excellent! Flawless.
Starbuck was brought to my attention having seen trailers for Vince Vaughn's Delivery Man. I decided to see the original French (Canadian) version first and I'm so glad I did. This film is superb! Magnifique! Edifying, uplifting, funny, touching and beautiful. It is such an original premise that there was no clue how it would end; it could have gone in a number of different directions. The actors were all so good that you didn't feel that you are watching a film, rather you were following a true life documentary. Every actor was flawless. I cannot fault this film, other than watching it with English subtitles I'm sure it lost a bit in translation as I was aware that not everything was translated verbatim. Eminently lovable characters and a wonderful social commentary. WATCH THIS FILM!! Un film tres fantastique!!
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