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Papa ou maman (2015)

Florence and Vincent Leroy are successful in business, marriage and children. Today, it's their divorce they want to succeed in. But when they both receive the promotion they've always ... See full summary »

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... Vincent Leroy (as Laurent Lafitte de la Comédie Française)
... Florence Leroy
Alexandre Desrousseaux ... Mathias Leroy
Anna Lemarchand ... Emma Leroy
Achille Potier ... Julien Leroy
... Virginie
... Paul
... Marion
Michel Vuillermoz ... Coutine (as Michel Vuillermoz de la Comédie Française)
Anne Le Ny ... La juge
Yves Verhoeven ... Henri
Yannick Choirat ... Xavier
... Simon
Théoline Lanckriet ... Camille
Mireille Franchino ... Gisèle, la mère d'Henri
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Florence and Vincent Leroy are successful in business, marriage and children. Today, it's their divorce they want to succeed in. But when they both receive the promotion they've always dreamed of, their life together turns into a nightmare. Written by RTNNJ

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Apu vagy anyu?  »

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L'explication
by Jérôme Rebotier
© 2014 Chapter 2
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Quite funny despite the lack of rhythm/shy slapstick
1 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Since most comedies are dumb and dumber I wait for positive word of mouth (from reliable viewers) to watch one. Papa ou Maman did quite well at the box-office and someone told me it was funny so I eventually checked it, my expectations set very low since comedy is seen by producers as a safe bet (to sell the project) rather than a fine challenge (to make a fine movie, discover talent, start a franchise...).

Papa ou Maman sports an enjoyable dose of slapstick, yet it doesn't go all the way to slapstick. That is its big flaw: many situations are just plain crazy but in between the main characters just seems ordinary, too ordinary, bordering boring. Be it a writing or producing defect, the result is a movie lacking rhythm and just stretched to fill the compulsory 85min.

So I'd say it was a fine surprise for someone expecting nothing, but it is basically just an interesting blueprint for remake. An English remake that would dare to go slapstick, with 2 furious parents, 2 spoilt brats and 1 fine kid.


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