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My Little Business (1999)

Ma petite entreprise (original title)
A wood worker is trying hard to make his company survive every day... But a fire in his workshop leaves him in a lot of trouble when he realizes his insurer was swindling him - he does NOT ... See full summary »

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Pierre Jolivet
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Lindon ... Ivan Lansi
François Berléand ... Maxime Nassieff
Roschdy Zem ... Sami
Zabou Breitman ... Nathalie aka Nat
Albert Dray Albert Dray ... Charles
Catherine Mouchet ... Lucie
Françoise Sage Françoise Sage ... Catherine
Pascal Leguennec Pascal Leguennec ... Louis
Catherine Davenier Catherine Davenier ... Marthe
Yoann Denaive Yoann Denaive ... Christophe Lansi
Lokman Nalcakan Lokman Nalcakan ... Ludo
Anne Le Ny Anne Le Ny ... Madame Chastaing, l'inspectrice des assurances
Benjamin Alazraki Benjamin Alazraki ... Benjamin, l'ouvrier stagiaire
Catherine Mendez Catherine Mendez ... Sylvie
Simon Monceau Simon Monceau ... La contrôleur de l'URSSAF
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Storyline

A wood worker is trying hard to make his company survive every day... But a fire in his workshop leaves him in a lot of trouble when he realizes his insurer was swindling him - he does NOT have any insurance... That's when a crazy idea grows in his mind - he will need all his friends and their different talents to make it work... Written by <hoochie34@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Bac Films [France] (French)

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 September 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mi pequeño negocio See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Maxime Nassief: I can't guarantee anything.
Ivan Lansi: I'm used to it!
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Soundtracks

Ma petite entreprise
(1994)
Written by Alain Bashung
Performed by Alain Bashung
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Finally a good movie from the frenchies...
31 August 1999 | by Marie-38See all my reviews

As a French myself, I could be believed to have a tendency to over-rate french movies... well, as a matter of fact, I don't like french movies, they're too sad, too dark, too slow and really too boring... :-) Viva US SFX movies, those are entertaining, first role of the cinema, right ?

Well, you can trust my impartiality here, this movie is GOOD.

Finally, being French is not that bad anymore... :-)

This movie is funny, never slows down, but also has a message, not a boring one though...The actors are wonderful, especially the one playing Maxime (to me that is), and all have *the* role "tailored" for them...

One reproach : it's a little bitty long to begin, but it's too short... not that bad a reproach :-)

I've seen it twice, and it's even better the second time...

So, when it's released where you live (the english version should be called "My little business", how surprising :-) ), go see it, give it a try, you won't be disappointed !!!


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