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La ch'tite famille (2018)

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Valentin D is a hot designer architect who claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed to admit he is the son of working-class scrap metal merchants from the north of France.

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Dany Boon

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dany Boon ... Valentin Duquenne
Line Renaud ... Maman Duquenne
Laurence Arné Laurence Arné ... Constance Brandt
Valérie Bonneton Valérie Bonneton ... Louloute
Guy Lecluyse Guy Lecluyse ... Gustave
François Berléand ... Alexander, le père de Constance
Pierre Richard ... Jacques Duquenne
Juliane Lepoureau Juliane Lepoureau ... Britney
Stéphane Pezerat Stéphane Pezerat ... L'orthophoniste
Aladin Reibel Aladin Reibel ... Professeur Rosenberg (as Eric Aladin Reibel)
Thomas Vandenberghe Thomas Vandenberghe ... Le paparazzi (as Thomas VDB)
Dan Cohen Dan Cohen ... Fernando Alvarez
Judi Beecher ... Kate Fischer
Antonia de Rendinger Antonia de Rendinger ... Madame de Cléry
Ludovic Pinette Ludovic Pinette ... Avocat Alexander
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Valentin D is a hot designer architect who claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed to admit he is the son of working-class scrap metal merchants from the north of France.

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France

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Release Date:

28 February 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Une jolie ch'tite famille See more »

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Paris, France See more »

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2.35 : 1
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According to Dany Boon, the first ideas of the scenario date back to 2011. See more »

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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Que je t'aime (Que j'te ker)
Written by Lucien Thibaut and Jean Renard
Performed by Pierre Richard
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Good movie!
5 June 2018 | by BiiivALSee all my reviews

"You can not escape from the family" - this is the name for the new film by Dani Boone, the French actor, screenwriter and director, who became widely known after his comedy "Bobro Phorzhalat" a few years ago. And here is the new work of the not very old maitre - "you can not escape from the family".

This story is about the fact that the most important thing that there is in a person's life is his family. That is, mother, father, wife, brothers and sisters, nephews ... In general, everything that gives him the strength to live and create. Well, and this is a story (and easy banter at the same time) about two different worlds - the world of elite elite bohemians and the world of the inhabitants of a small village somewhere in the north, in a deaf (in French manner) province, where they say even sometimes so that they do not especially and you will understand.

What is there to say. The opposition of the inhabitants of the capitals and provincials from the deaf man was the skate of still ancient writers and comediographers. Over ungainly "rustic" cheated in Athens and Rome. Yes, and the same Gascon from Artagnan - the classic was just a provincial! So far, Paris has not subdued ... And this tradition is still character for the world of cinema, first of all, probably for the cinema of France, Italy and Spain. For in all these countries there are different provinces with their own cultural characteristics. Well, that's another guy who came to the capital "for catching fame and rank", as they said earlier. Became a very fashionable designer. His in the ranks of the capital's bohemia. And it does not matter that his creations are very badly combined with real life - but they are pretentious and pretentious, which means they cause admiration and are very expensive. And even from his real family, this fashion figure in fact abjured. Even his wife does not know about his ancestors. And everything would go as it went - a beautiful apartment, beautiful and little-functional furniture, etc., etc. - but suddenly Paris decides to come across relatives of this genius. Fairly considering that it is not necessary to inform yourself about yourself ...

What are the advantages of this film. It flashes a lot of people familiar to you on contemporary French films. But the main highlight (at least for the domestic audience) is Pierre Richard himself. Yes, his role is secondary - but it's not a cameo. And his character causes sincere laughter and tenderness.

In general, this is a good, slightly naive, but all-good and right film. This is a story about a man as a Person, and not just a selfish consumer. This is a story about ridiculous and kind "little people", albeit awkward, rude, cursing at times - but there are more lives in them, and they themselves are much more honest than the refined Parisian bourgeoisie.

There are funny skits. There are a couple of almost tragic scenes. There is a catharsis. And there is just an old kind French fooling. And recognition in love - it's the same French cinema.

And another undoubted advantage - almost no trivial joke. After the recent "Taxi-5" - the very thing that the doctor prescribed!

Summary:

Good movie!


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