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Antoine Olivier Pilon,
Thirty-seven-year-old Ricardo Trogi narrates the story of a specific time from his childhood about which he still obsesses, in a time that changed his childhood. The year was 1981, when he, then eleven years old, was just starting grade 6. He was obsessed with material possessions, and as he felt his working class parents didn't buy those things for him he wanted so dearly, his most prized possession was the Consumers Distributing catalog from which he made his list of items he wanted, long at the top of the list a $400 calculator watch. These possessions he felt would impress the world. He largely dismissed his waitress mother Claudette, but he admired his father Benito. Although he at the time didn't know what his father did for a living, Ricardo believed he was smart enough to be a lawyer if he had the means to go to college, that belief largely by the stories Benito told of growing up during WWII in Italy. In 1981, the family, which included his adolescent sister Nadia, moved to ...Written by
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It's 1981 Quebec. Ricardo Trogi is an 11 year old new kid at school. His Italian father survived the Nazis as a kid. His immigrant name is made fun of. The other kids seem to be more well off. He can't do longhand but he lies to his teacher. He falls for the pretty and smart Anne Tremblay but he's not on her radar. He tells the popular kids another lie.
I love all the little things about being a kid in the 80s. I love the embarrassing self-inflicted delusions that reminds me of 'Freaks and Geeks'. He's a little kid struggling to figure it out. It's nowhere near as funny. The comedy doesn't quite hit. Ricardo is simply not likable. Everything else is set up for a great nostalgic time.
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