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Sitcom (1998)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 27 May 1998 (France)
The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist ... See full summary »

Director:

François Ozon

Writer:

François Ozon (scenario and dialogue)
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3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Évelyne Dandry ... The mother / La mère (as Evelyne Dandry)
François Marthouret François Marthouret ... The father / Le père
Marina de Van ... Sophie
Adrien de Van Adrien de Van ... Nicolas
Stéphane Rideau Stéphane Rideau ... David
Lucia Sanchez Lucia Sanchez ... Maria
Jules-Emmanuel Eyoum Deido Jules-Emmanuel Eyoum Deido ... Abdu
Jean Douchet Jean Douchet ... Psychotherapist / Le psychothérapeute
Sébastien Charles Sébastien Charles ... Boy with the zucchinis / Le garçon aux courgettes
Vincent Vizioz Vincent Vizioz ... Guy with red hair / Le garçon aux cheveux rouges
Kiwani Cojo Kiwani Cojo ... Pierced guy / Le garçon au piercing
Gilles Frilay Gilles Frilay ... Guy with mustache / L'homme moustachu
Antoine Fischer Antoine Fischer ... Gregory / Le petit garçon
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The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist tendencies, and the intrusion of a very free-spirited maid and her husband... And it all started with the arrival in the family of an innocent looking rat... Written by Matthieu Navarro

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Trivia

François Ozon admitted in interviews that his dream cast for the film would have been for Lana Turner to play the daughter and Bette Davis her mother. See more »

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References Photo de famille (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Résurrection
Music by Albert Roussel
© Ed. Salabert ave leur autorisation
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Incest, masochism and rats...
23 December 1998 | by Carrot-4See all my reviews

This is the story of a normal little French family. One day, daddy comes back home with a rat. This rat will change the life of everyone in the family. Son will become gay, daughter will try to suicide and become a sadomasochism adept etc. This movie is really sick in a way but it is innovative and really funny. It is really tough to appreciate this kind of movie if you have only seen Hollywood films, but once you give it a try you discover a whole new kind of art. All I have to say is: Expend your mind dude!


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 May 1998 (France) See more »

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Home Drama See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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