The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; Myriam, a redhead into tantric sex; and Marie, a supermarket checker who gives unauthorized discounts to the elderly, search for renewed meaning on a communal farm. The title character, a six-year-old child, is the carrier of their hopes for the future.
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A Whale of a Comedy!
1 December 1976 (France)
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Also Known As:
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000
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Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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