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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)

Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000 (original title)
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" ... See full summary »

Director:

Alain Tanner

Writers:

John Berger, Alain Tanner (dialogue adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Luc Bideau ... Max
Myriam Boyer Myriam Boyer ... Mathilde
Jacques Denis Jacques Denis ... Marco
Roger Jendly Roger Jendly ... Marcel
Dominique Labourier ... Marguerite
Myriam Mézières Myriam Mézières ... Madeleine (as Myriam Mézière)
Miou-Miou ... Marie
Rufus ... Mathieu
Raymond Bussières ... Old Charles (as Raymond Bussière)
Pierre Holdener Pierre Holdener
Maurice Aufair Maurice Aufair
Jean Schlegel Jean Schlegel
Gilbert Costa Gilbert Costa
Christine Wipf Christine Wipf
Guillaume Chenevière Guillaume Chenevière
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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. Written by Mark Pritchard <mark94110@yahoo.com>

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A Whale of a Comedy!

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Drama

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Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 December 1976 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Marco: Pieces of history. What'll we call them? Hours? Years? Centuries? It's the same and never stops. It's eaten with apple sauce. Is this sausage like time? Darwin thought so. But the stuffing changed From one end to the other. Marx thought man would one day stop eating sausage. Einstein ripped off the skin, and then it lost its form. What's the skin made of? Pig intestine. Look at the whole sausage. here are folds and bends. I'm going to talk about ow the folds of time are made. In agricultural ...
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Referenced in Cinéma mort ou vif? (1978) See more »

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Seven years after 1968
1 November 2000 | by vesa-5See all my reviews

This movie elegantly captures the zeitgeist of ca 1975, seen through individual lives of some Genevans who in minor ways attempt to keep the sparkle of rebellion alive while their dreams from 1968 fade away, facing the reality of the 1970s. Its blend of tongue-in-cheek comedy and melancholy sadness makes it impossible to forget once you've seen it.


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