Tocho is a rude in bad manners Basque who works in Bilbao's docklands as night watch. Tired of his bored and routine life, a letter from Tombuctu, Mali, forces him to make a radical change: leaving his job, Tocho travels France for meeting Jean Pierre, a lifelong friend, estranged of their youth days. There Tocho tells Jean Pierre that Joseba, their other lifelong friend with who they three traveled from Spain to Tombuctu years ago to sell race cars and who he established there in Mali ten years ago, is dying. Reluctant, Jean Pierre accepts Tocho's plan to travel Mali to meet Joseba before it be too late. They two visit Ely, Joseba's newly adult daughter to ask her of going with them. Despite the bad and absent relation between Ely and her father, she decides to make the journey in the hope to fix her disastrous life, but instead to take a flight from Spain to Mali, Ely reveals Tocho and Jean Pierre her biggest secret: a 1982's Renault 4 modified as race car from the first days of ...Written by
The french fondly call the Renault 4L, which names de film, as "catrelle" (after 'quatre L'). It's an iconic car in France, usually the students' first car due to its low price. See more »
So how's life treating you?
We're not talking. I don't bother life and it leaves me alone
So it leaves you alone in a good way, or leaves you alone meaning I should change the subject?
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I like to read user reviews rather then believing the rating.
But in this case, all you have to know is that this is a FEEL GOOD movie.
Not a masterpiece, there is no "true story" effect, not a blockbaster, but when you finish it, you are happy.
And for me, that's more then enough.
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