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Le grand soir (2012)

The film tells the story of 2 brothers. One punk, one salesman. The salesman get laid off, and slowly becomes a punk like his brother.
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Benoît Bonzini, alias NOT
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Jean-Pierre Bonzini
Brigitte Fontaine ...
Marie-Annick Bonzini, la mère
Areski Belkacem ...
René Bonzini, le père
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Le vigile qui 'fait'
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Le directeur du 'Grand Litier'
Stéphanie Pillonca ...
L'ex-femme de Jean-Pierre
Miss Ming ...
La jeune femme aux cigarettes
Chloé Mons ...
La punkette
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La mère de la punkette
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Juvénal, l'homme qui lit l'avenir dans le verre de saké
Vincent Tavier ...
Le client Grand Litier
Jacqueline Emptoz Lacôte ...
La cliente économe
Joseph Dahan ...
Le serveur La Pataterie (as Jo Dahan)
Théo Raino ...
Le client permanent La Pataterie
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The film tells the story of 2 brothers. One punk, one salesman. The salesman get laid off, and slowly becomes a punk like his brother.

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A Grande Noite  »

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The day may come
26 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

But it all depends on your mood, when/while you are watching this. Because while it is sort of a portrayal of society (a bleak look at parts of it), it is more at home in the comedy genre. But not the laugh out loud kind of comedy. The darker and subtler one, with weird characters and even weirder (and sometimes benign) plot developments.

Our two main characters are connected, but while they seem different, the only difference seems to be their social status. Not for very long though, as one of the brothers has to face something no one likes. Out of that situation and some very long shots, humor arises with the interactions you are watching. Not everyones tea and more likely to alienate people than please them. But there is joy in that too ...


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