The adventures of a young woman (Elodie Fontan) full of prejudices about the Basque country. Through a romantic comedy film, go to the discovery of a new facet of life in a village. Mission...
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The adventures of a young woman (Elodie Fontan) full of prejudices about the Basque country. Through a romantic comedy film, go to the discovery of a new facet of life in a village. Mission country Basque Streaming tells the journeys of Sibylle, a young Parisian with a very promising future. She has a job and a stable life in the French capital. On behalf of his company, she is sent on a mission in a small village near Bayonne. In this "forgotten corner", it should carry out a negotiation. Usually to buy a family hardware store into supermarket. . The young woman experienced despite herself about the stupidity of his own prejudices. Indeed, this city think getting a good deal by rolling the owner of the hardware store that has grown old. Unfortunately for her, the latter is under guardianship. So the young woman will have to then resume negotiations with Ramon (aka Florent Peyre), the guardian and get it over quickly. Indeed, this contract is very important to her, she plays her place...Written by
When was the last time you saw a lady taking panties off on the screen and then putting another pair on that was not obnoxiously vulgar but - on the contrary - was the right thing to do, causing the viewers to smile approvingly? Not many, for sure. This is the movie that did it - delicately and elegantly.
It is that sort of a movie where even the most serious issues are handled with humor and great acting which the French are quite good at. The plot has holes in it, obviously - mostly in the scenes, related to the Basque police and weapons parts - but nothing outrageously goofy. The difference between the Parisians and Basques is well played off, trying to articulate fun biases, stereotypes and prejudices, without siding with anyone. It worked well practically everywhere.
It is a romantic comedy, which contrasts the family, business, friendship and other relationships in both places. The result is a very nice watchable movie with quite a few very funny and memorable scenes.
It is well worth watching, maybe even a few times. I, honestly, cannot understand the low rating this movie has on IMDB. Which part of it the viewers did not get?
Hope this helps, thank you for reading.
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