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Idole instantanée (2005)

Dans la ville de Montréal, un célèbre concours de chant (Idole instantanée), dont le gagnant enregistre son premier album, présente quatre finalistes. Quand le gagnant de l'an passé, Simon ... See full summary »

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Yves Desgagnés
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Cast

Credited cast:
Claudine Mercier ... Mimi Dubé, Daphnée, Manon Lemieux, Cat Painchaud, Simon Sirois
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Denys Arcand ... Propriétaire du bar
Dan Bigras ... Mike
Joe Bocan ... Anaïs
Elisabeth Bourget Elisabeth Bourget
Normand Brathwaite ... Animateur de radio (voice)
Patrice Coquereau
Pierre Curzi ... Gaétan Lemieux
Benoît Dagenais ... Agent du métro
Maxime Denommée ... Jérôme Jacques
Yves Desgagnés
Diana Diaz ... Danseuse
Muriel Dutil ... Madame Dubé
Manon Feubel Manon Feubel
Johanne Fontaine
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Dans la ville de Montréal, un célèbre concours de chant (Idole instantanée), dont le gagnant enregistre son premier album, présente quatre finalistes. Quand le gagnant de l'an passé, Simon Sirois (Claudine Mercier) doit s'occuper de sa mère malade alors qu'il aurait préféré aller à Las Vegas pour rencontrer Céline Dion, les quatre finalistes (toutes interprétées par Claudine Mercier), les femmes sont Catherine « Cat » Painchaud, mère au foyer de trois enfants ; Manon Lemieux, fille unique d'un couple qui sacrifie leur travail pour l'aider a réaliser son rêve ; Daphnée Bérubé, rouquine travaillant dans un centre d'exercices pour personnes âgées ainsi que Mimi Dubé, fille qui vit avec ses parents dans un petit village paisible. Alors que les quatre femmes, encouragées par leur entourage, sont toutes déterminées à remporter Idole Instantanée 2, les Femmes devront toutefois surmonter certains obstacles afin d'arriver à leur but. Ces quatre jeunes femmes rêvent de devenir une vedette ...

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Country:

Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 June 2005 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A valóságshow sztárja See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Cinémaginaire Inc. See more »
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(Québec)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Deserves a Broader Audience
27 February 2006 | by Bologna KingSee all my reviews

I had considered writing this review in French as it is a French-language film, but I chose English instead because I think this film should be brought to the attention of a wider audience. (si vous êtes francophone, vous devez le voir. Il n'y a pas d'excuse.) It is, of course, a wonderful tour de force for actress Claudine Mercier who plays the roles of all four finalists in a reality-type talent show, as well as the previous winner. All characters are well drawn and strongly delineated. The pacing and plot structure which moves from one contestant to another in rotation never loses its ability to draw us on while making us care more and more about these women and their situations. Little jokes and asides arise at every turn to keep us chuckling and before we know it, we are facing questions of what it means to be successful, what spectators of these shows are thinking, and what the real reality is behind "reality television." So far, unfortunately, it has been issued on DVD without English subtitles. If you don't speak French, watch it anyway with a French-speaking friend. The acting and cinematography is so good that it will tell you most of the story without translation


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