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Le fils à Jo (2011)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama | 12 January 2011 (France)
Grandson of a rugby legend, son of a rugby legend and himself a rugby legend, Jo Canavaro brings up his 13 year old son, Tom, alone in a small village in the Tarn region of France. To the ... See full summary »

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Philippe Guillard

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Philippe Guillard (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Lanvin ... Jo Canavero
Olivier Marchal ... Le Chinois
Vincent Moscato ... Pompon
Jérémie Duvall ... Tom Canavero
Karina Lombard ... Alice Hamilton
Abbes Zahmani Abbes Zahmani ... Le Boulon
Pierre Laplace Pierre Laplace ... Frontignan
Lionnel Astier ... Bernard
Laurent Olmedo Laurent Olmedo ... François
Darren Adams Darren Adams ... Jonah Tukalo
Sofiane Bettahar Sofiane Bettahar ... Bouboule
Grace Hancock Grace Hancock ... Fanny
Joffrey Gauzins Joffrey Gauzins ... Rico
Jean-Marie Combelles Jean-Marie Combelles ... Le père Puissagay
Karine Monneau Karine Monneau ... Mme Brisson
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Grandson of a rugby legend, son of a rugby legend and himself a rugby legend, Jo Canavaro brings up his 13 year old son, Tom, alone in a small village in the Tarn region of France. To the great shame of Jo, Tom is as excellent at maths as he is useless on the field. For a Canavaro, the legend can't stop here. He is prepared to create a rugby team for Tom against the will of the entire village and Tom himself. Written by nobody

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Official Sites:

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Country:

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Release Date:

12 January 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Jo's son
21 January 2012 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I did not go to see this film when it was released, one year ago. I already knew it was not for me, not for my taste. It was aired on TV last month, and I finally decided to watch it. OK, it is a cute little movie about hope, friendship and forever good feelings. How the hell anyone could say any harm about such a film?

Full of clichés, everything is predictable but it may be relaxing for anyone who wants to forget daily stress and problems. Actors are pretty generous, as their own characters in this perhaps cheesy - but not lousy - feature for folks in love with human relationship full of faith, and also sport. Rugby, in this case.

A friends' film, made not only for money, even a child could feel it.


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