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The Adventures of Felix (2000)

Drôle de Félix (original title)
Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 April 2000 (France)
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A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Félix
Patachou ... Mathilde Firmin
... Isabelle
Pierre-Loup Rajot ... Daniel
Charly Sergue ... Jules
... Fisherman
Philippe Garziano ... Railroader
Didier Mahieu ... Friend / Unionist
Aliette Langolff-Colas ... Unemployment Secretary
Arno Feffer ... Man on Pentatherapy
Clément Dupré ... Teenager with Kite
Clément Révérend ... Laurent, the Assailant
Daniel Lesur ... Bar Owner
Antoine Marneur ... Salesman
Lisa Guez ... Little Girl
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A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, he decides to take a road trip to Marseilles to track down the father he's never met. Backpack in tow, Felix sets out walking, hitching and borrowing cars to get to the south of France. Springtime is budding, nature is at its best, and some unique characters await Felix along the dirtroads and byways of the French countryside. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Sometimes a little trip can change everything.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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19 April 2000 (France)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,275, 17 June 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$363,409
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2.35 : 1
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Félix: I'm gay.
Mathilde Firmin: Not you...
Félix: What do you mean? I'm gay.
Mathilde Firmin: I've known gay guys, but not you!
Félix: I said I'm gay! How can I prove it?
Mathilde Firmin: You seem so sure of yourself, I believe you.
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Concerto Pour Oud Et Piano N° 23
Translated and arranged by Hughes de Courson (as H. de Courson), Nasredine Dalil (as N. Dalil) and T. Gubisch
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A charming road-trip fable.
24 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

"Drole de Felix" ends up being a road-trip fable that charms you with it's cast of delightful characters, a charismatic performance by Sami Bouajila as Felix, and the beautiful & striking scenery of France. The tale of a man in search of "family" (and finding that those relationships are a process, not a destination), it's a delightful movie, full of French sensibilities and moments of simple truths.


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