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Sa majesté Minor (2007)

Described as a mythical comedy set on an island in the Aegean Sea before the founding of Ancient Greece.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Minor
... Satyre
... Karkos
Mélanie Bernier ... Clytia
... Firos
... Rectus
Jean-Luc Bideau ... Archeo
Taïra ... Zima - La bouchère (as Taïra Borée)
Marc Andréoni ... Zo - le boucher
... Cataractos, le devin
Alice Frémont ... Prunios - La vestale
Rosine Favey ... Kinema - la pythie
... Kryton, l'architecte
... Le centaure
Juana Cordero ... Aura
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Described as a mythical comedy set on an island in the Aegean Sea before the founding of Ancient Greece.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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10 October 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Doba kamenná  »

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€30,400,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Enjoyable, highly original but falls short of fantastic
9 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

I went to an advance screening without any prejudices although I was not really fascinated by the scent of mythical comedy. Sa Majesté Minor proves to be mostly funny but I feel now it should have geared into something still crazier at some point halfway through the movie.

Would it have been too easy, too mundane to let Minor become a fully fledged tyrant? To let him become a political beast, and leave behind gradually his buoyant humane bestiality? Eventually I am a bit disappointed Gerard Brach's last story is not more of a fantastic fable. As such the movie is a pagan tidbit while I think Brach could have made it a universal tale. JJ Annaud too could have make this story take off instead of sealing off narration in and around the -almost Gallic- village. Moreover I think the narration titles are ugly, they do not make up for the lack of a comic chorus that would have bound the story together.

In a nutshell let's say Minor is a nice character, nice to a fault since the movie aims to keep the same comic pace all along while the story seems to require a change in rhythm.


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