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Fourbi (1996)

Eight years ago, Rosemonde killed a man who tried to rape her. Now she has sold her story to a television channel that produces crime victim films.

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Alain Tanner
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Cast

Credited cast:
Karin Viard ... Rosemonde
Jean-Quentin Châtelain Jean-Quentin Châtelain ... Paul
Cécile Tanner Cécile Tanner ... Marie
Antoine Basler Antoine Basler ... Pierrot
Robert Bouvier Robert Bouvier ... Kevin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maurice Aufair Maurice Aufair ... Paul's Father
Jean-Luc Bideau ... Cameo appearance
Teco Celio Teco Celio ... Le Garagiste
Jed Curtis ... Le Sponsor
Jacques Denis Jacques Denis ... Cameo appearance
François Florey François Florey ... La Comédien
Michèle Gleizer Michèle Gleizer ... Paul's Mother
Nathalie Jeannet Nathalie Jeannet ... La Comédien
Thierry Jorand Thierry Jorand ... Le Dragueur
Jocelyne Maillard Jocelyne Maillard ... La Comédien
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Eight years ago, Rosemonde killed a man who tried to rape her. Now she has sold her story to a television channel that produces crime victim films.

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Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 September 1996 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Inte till salu! See more »

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Dolby SR

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Color
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Highly original and different but powerless...
22 June 2001 | by MRBICKLESee all my reviews

FOURBI is an amazing film for one main reason: the incredibly different and surprising storyline. This is not a wonderful film narration like that of PARIS, TEXAS but a movie filled with different relationships and subplots that you simply don't know how they will end. There are the relationships of Rosamonde and Paul, Paul and Marie, a surprising one between Rosamonde and Marie, a main plot about Rosamonde's rape several years ago and the interest of a new TV channel on this and diverse subplots like the one about the guy who wants to "shoot" Rosamonde's boyfriend or the economic problems of the TV-channel. The problem is that there's no point to the story, no powerful and insightful character descriptions (like those, again, from PARIS TEXAS), the movie lacks of spirit what has of narration and besides the acting is very poor with few exceptions. Tanner is a good and very original storyteller but he's not perfect...7/10


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