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Eyjafjallajökull (2013)

For travelers around the world, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull is a downer. For Alain and Valerie, it's a catastrophe. For if they are to make it in time to the tiny... See full summary »

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Alexandre Coffre

Writers:

Laurent Zeitoun (screenplay), Yoann Gromb (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Valérie Bonneton Valérie Bonneton ... Valérie
Dany Boon ... Alain
Denis Ménochet ... Ezéchiel
Albert Delpy ... Tonton Roger
Bérangère McNeese Bérangère McNeese ... Cécile
Constance Dollé Constance Dollé ... Sylvie
Myriam Azencot Myriam Azencot ... Voisine avion
Arnaud Henriet Arnaud Henriet ... Voisin avion Alain
Yann Sorton Yann Sorton ... Stewart grec
Jochen Hägele ... Agent Avis Allemagne (as Jochen Haegele)
Barbara Ornellas Barbara Ornellas ... Femme autocar
Malik Bentalha Malik Bentalha ... Ami Cécile
Tiphaine Daviot Tiphaine Daviot ... Amie Cécile
Brigitte Böttrich Brigitte Böttrich ... Propriétaire B&B
Markus Baumeister Markus Baumeister ... Homme station-service
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Storyline

For travelers around the world, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull is a downer. For Alain and Valerie, it's a catastrophe. For if they are to make it in time to the tiny Greek village where their daughter's wedding is taking place, the two divorcees have to swallow their pathological hatred for each other and hit the road together. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | Albanian | Greek | English | German

Release Date:

2 October 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Aistru vulkanas See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film's events are set around a real-world event. From March to May, 2010 there were a series of eruptions in the volcano Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland (which was dormant since 1823.) Volcanic ash and electrical storms from the eruptions caused a lengthy air travel disruption in many areas of Europe. See more »

Goofs

The signs at the alleged "Ljubljana Airport" are in Dutch (Flemish) rather than Slovenian, indicating that the scenes were shot in Belgium. See more »


Soundtracks

Cécile ma fille
Written by Claude Nougaro and Jacques Datin
Performed by Dany Boon and Valérie Bonneton
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Even Boon can't entirely safe this
15 December 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

It's interesting that a volcano who went off a couple of years ago, is responsible for a road movie. But we can see that this sort of makes sense. To a degree that is, because we are getting railroaded early on. There is so much hate between the two characters, that any kind of consolation does not make sense at all. History between them or not, circumstances and events or not.

Still, if you do not care about that, there are a lot of funny situations (and one very crude religious "skit", if you want to call it that). Other than that, we get animal abuse, jokes that are so low, they might just fly under your radar, flying and "crashing" for the sake of it and other crazy stunts. Your sense of humor might be up to par with it, but we've seen many better films from France (with and without the always likable Mr. Boon, even though his character here isn't that nice) ...


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