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Themroc (1973)

Made without proper language, just gibberish and grunts, this is an absurdist comedy about a man who rejects every facet of normal bourgeois life and turns his apartment into a virtual cave.

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Credited cast:
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Themroc
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La soeur de Themroc
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La secrétaire
Francesca Romana Coluzzi ...
La voisine
Jeanne Herviale ...
La mère de Themroc
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Aron
Paul Barrault
Romain Bouteille ...
Un ouvrier / Le patron hargneux / Le voisin / Le flic
Stéphane Bouy ...
Un ouvrier / Un policier
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Le jeune voisin / Un ouvrier / Un flic
Madeleine Damien
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Le maçon
François Dyrek ...
Un policier
Michel Fortin ...
Un ouvrier / Un CRS
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Un ouvrier
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Made without proper language, just gibberish and grunts, this is an absurdist comedy about a man who rejects every facet of normal bourgeois life and turns his apartment into a virtual cave.

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The urban caveman. See more »

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A great image of our tragic state of life
17 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

I wonder why none of the reviews are attending us on that unforgettable, tragic last pictures of the movie: a deadly frozen world, their arms in vain stretched outside through the gaps in the prisoning wall; in silence lost screaming by human beings whose irrealism did not succeed in their hopeful but anarchistic fighting for an authentic natural life; caught back worse than ever before in a senseless but common life: our daily world without real communicative language. The movie is a great piece of art, a forceful protest, biting but humorous as well, against an inhumane way of one-dimensional existing. Yes, in the spirit of those years, the seventies (Marcuse!); but transcending that time in deeply moving images, a huge everlasting metaphor of human existence in a world of scattered hope for Sense and Quality.


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