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Victor (2009)

When a family wins a contest to adopt Victor, an 85-year-old man, the magazine intern who hatched the idea must undo what has been done.

Director:

Thomas Gilou

Writers:

Lisa Azuelos (screenplay), Michèle Fitoussi (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lambert Wilson ... Courcelle
Pierre Richard ... Victor
Sara Forestier ... Alice
Antoine Duléry ... Guillaume Saillard
Clémentine Célarié Clémentine Célarié ... Sylvie Saillard
Lilou Fogli ... L'hôtesse
Isabelle Doval Isabelle Doval ... La directrice hospice
Sophie Mounicot ... Lydia
Ludovic Berthillot Ludovic Berthillot ... L'homme du métro
Marianne Borgo Marianne Borgo ... La comtesse yacht
Hélène Bizot ... La réceptionniste
Caroline Bourg Caroline Bourg ... La comptable
Manon Chevallier Manon Chevallier ... Marguerite Saillard
Catherine Hosmalin Catherine Hosmalin ... Madame Barbosa
Jacqueline Corado Jacqueline Corado ... Hyacintha (as Jacqueline Corado Da Silva)
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Storyline

To boost the dwindling sales of the magazine where she is an intern, Alice, 23, comes up with a nationwide competition to adopt Victor, 85 and alone in the world. Guillaume, his wife Sylvie and their kids win the contest and the cash that comes with it. They welcome Victor into their home, despite Sylvie's initial reluctance. The children love their new "grandpa", Guillaume's mother-in-law flirts with him and Sylvie is too busy having an affair with the magazine's editor-in-chief to care that Victor is spreading chaos in her household. Meanwhile, Alice uncovers Victor's past and realizes that she may have unwittingly let a wolf into the chicken coop. Written by American Film Market

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Comedy

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Pierre Richard as Victor.
7 February 2010 | by Chris_Walker92See all my reviews

I was glad to watch this nice movie with Pierre. Although our favorite comic is very old, he doesn't loose his sense of humor and ability to make fun the people. In this movie he does it very well.

"Victor" is unusual drama-comedy, in the some parts of which You're laugh, in the other - You're sad. This is movie about the great people's senses and feelings - about the love, happiness and friendship. I and My family were very pleased to watch it all together. In here Pierre shows to us, how to be a nice and friendly men in the cruel world, how to help to those, who need it, and to be glad about little things.

I say "Bravo" to creators of "Victor", and especially, for Pierre Richard, and applaud to them all for this wonderful and exciting movie. My mark is 10 out of 10! And... Guys, You have to see that!..


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 October 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Victor i pos na yiothetiseis enan pappou See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,199,837
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (anamorphic)
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