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The Adventures of Felix (2000)

Drôle de Félix (original title)
Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 April 2000 (France)
A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, ... See full summary »

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Félix
Patachou ...
Mathilde Firmin
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Isabelle
Pierre-Loup Rajot ...
Daniel
Charly Sergue ...
Jules
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Fisherman
Philippe Garziano ...
Railroader
Didier Mahieu ...
Friend / Unionist
Aliette Langolff-Colas ...
Unemployment Secretary
Arno Feffer ...
Man on Pentatherapy
Clément Dupré ...
Teenager with Kite
Clément Révérend ...
Laurent, the Assailant
Daniel Lesur ...
Bar Owner
Antoine Marneur ...
Salesman
Lisa Guez ...
Little Girl
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A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, he decides to take a road trip to Marseilles to track down the father he's never met. Backpack in tow, Felix sets out walking, hitching and borrowing cars to get to the south of France. Springtime is budding, nature is at its best, and some unique characters await Felix along the dirtroads and byways of the French countryside. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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$13,275 (USA) (15 June 2001)

Gross:

$362,572 (USA) (8 March 2002)
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Félix: I'm gay.
Mathilde Firmin: Not you...
Félix: What do you mean? I'm gay.
Mathilde Firmin: I've known gay guys, but not you!
Félix: I said I'm gay! How can I prove it?
Mathilde Firmin: You seem so sure of yourself, I believe you.
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Tres charmant!
15 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Felix is a quite delightful gay man, I would hate to see this wonderful film relegated to some "gay film" ghetto. Like most good films, the themes and characters are universal, and the interactions with various folks that he encounters in his five day journey from Normandy to Marseilles are completely entertaining. It is, in fact, very refreshing to see a gay character treated so matter-of-factly, but the film is well worth seeing for the story, to meet a collection of very interesting people, and to see the world through Felix's very open eyes. Although there is some violence and sexual activity that would make this film unsuitable for younger children, I'd recommend this for mature teenagers on up.


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