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Hikers (1997)

Les randonneurs (original title)
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Parisian friends (two brothers and their one-time girl friends) fly to Corsica for a mountain trek guided by the married lover of one of the women. Cora, nearly 30, goes because her psychic... See full summary »

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Philippe Harel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Benoît Poelvoorde ... Eric
Karin Viard ... Coralie
Géraldine Pailhas ... Nadine
Philippe Harel Philippe Harel ... Louis Lacaze
Vincent Elbaz ... Mathieu Lacaze
Marine Delterme ... Bernadette
Louise Germaine Louise Germaine ... Jennifer
Clara Bellar Clara Bellar ... Eve
Alain Guillo Alain Guillo ... Jean-Jacques
Manon Vignant Manon Vignant ... La petite Lucienne dite Lulu
Jean Grécault Jean Grécault ... Le client du quai
Jean-Louis Villanova Jean-Louis Villanova ... L'hôtelier
Dominique Grazziani Dominique Grazziani ... Doume
Jean-Patrick Roggeri Jean-Patrick Roggeri ... Tino
Michel Casang Michel Casang ... Le premier contact
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Parisian friends (two brothers and their one-time girl friends) fly to Corsica for a mountain trek guided by the married lover of one of the women. Cora, nearly 30, goes because her psychic says she'll meet a man with a load on his shoulders, which she guesses is a backpack. Nadine goes to be with her lover, Eric, the trek's guide, who is married but promises to leave his wife and daughters soon. Brothers Louis and Mathieu go because Nadine has promised that the beautiful Bernadette will accompany them, plus Louis wants a break from his possessive lover, Jennifer. Bernadette doesn't show; Eric proves a temperamental guide; and, by the end, some relationships change. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Visa d'exploitation en France: #87710 See more »

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Followed by Les randonneurs à Saint-Tropez (2008) See more »

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Love Story
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Don't expect the « Bronzes » in Corsica ! (DVD)
28 November 2009 | by leplatypusSee all my reviews

This is a comedy but not the same humor than the french classic cited above. It's not vulgar or trashy but rather melancholic and dramatic.

Here, it's about friends who intend to share a good moment trekking in the Corsica country. As they put their personal troubles in their luggage, the vacations turn into a nightmare. First,they must face with the problems of the trekking and in addition, they try to cope with their daily life.

The big strength of this movie is the casting. It is very unusual to have 5 stars together. Moreover, they are very different from each other as well in their appearance than in their personality.

My preferences go to Geraldine Pailhas, a very sweet, soft and gentle woman and Benoit Poelvoorde, who is my best funny actor since Louis De Funès. I like his Belgium accent and his eccentricity, proof of his big heart.

It's like a zen meditation deep inside the splendid views of nature.

Unfortunately, I heard that they have a sequel in saint Tropez and I have a big fear that they got "bronzes"!


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12 March 1997 (France) See more »

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