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As part of a job that he is promised, Xavier, an economics student in his twenties, signs on to a European exchange program in order to gain working knowledge of the Spanish language. Promising that they'll remain close, he says farewell to his loving girlfriend, then heads to Barcelona. Following his arrival, Xavier is soon thrust into a cultural melting pot when he moves into an apartment full of international students. An Italian, an English girl, a boy from Denmark, a young girl from Belgium, a German and a girl from Tarragona all join him in a series of adventures that serve as an initiation to life.Written by
Sujit R. Varma
In the English subtitles, several sections are purposefully translated incorrectly to preserve the humorous nature of the film. The list of strange names around Paris is changed to "Honolulu, Punxsutawney, Piccadilly, Massachusetts, Saskatoon and Machu Picchu."
In the scene in which Wendy mispronounces "Xavier n'est pas la..." the English subtitles say "Xavier eez not here..." See more »
As Xavier makes his way to his new job near the end of the film, he is wearing a coat, tie, and jeans, and he has his hands in his pockets. But when he gets there, he is wearing slacks that go with the coat, and he is carrying a briefcase. See more »
It all started here. At take off. No, this isn't a story about taking off. Yeah, that's the real beginning.
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In the opening credits, each actor is credited along with the flag of the country where their character is from. See more »
I was looking forward to watching l'auberge espagnole since one of my favorite language YouTubers recommended it as a learning device. I don't know what they drank when they watched this because this movie should not be praised. I think its possible to root for a protagonist who is not perfect. We have Heisenberg, we have Tony Soprano. But this guy comes off to seemingly everyone as perfect when he is really a sexist, hypocrital pig who doesn't get his comeuppance. I don't care how relatable this may be to the traveling foreigner. I'm just thinking why did they portray this guy so badly. He tells his mother to shut up, convinces a married woman to have an affair, and got mad when his girlfriend says she has moved on. He disgusts me and it disgusts me that this movie is revered. It makes me question if this is normal behaviour for people in France. Never has a film made me feel such disgust for a character. What makes it worse is that people like this movie, they relate to it. I'm sorry but I cannot relate to an awful human being. All they had to do was make him likable, that's all.
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