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God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)

Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 26 September 2001 (France)
Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »

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Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone. Written by anonymous

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$823,662 (France) (28 September 2001)

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$65,464 (USA) (29 December 2002)
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Bertrand: You okay, my little cracker?
Michèle: I'm not your cracker now.
Bertrand: Sure you are.
Michèle: You're smothering me. Why'd you come?
Bertrand: You're my cracker.
Michèle: Yesterday I told you it was over. Today it's still over.
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Light-hearted
6 November 2004 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie will be easily forgotten. In fact, without Audrey Tautou, it would be pretty boring. Michèle (Tautou) falls for this guy, François (Baer), but also for his religion: Judaism. You see, Michèle is seeking herself in religion. She's been shopping around: Catholicism, Buddhism, etc. There is some tiny bit of thinking on what is it exactly to be a believer, but the movie doesn't go far enough.

But again, watch it for Tautou. She's got a certain spontaneity that is refreshing and that remind me of another Audrey [Hepburn].

Out of 100, I gave it 71. That's good for ** out of ****.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on November 6th, 2004.


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