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Father and Sons (2003)

Père et fils (original title)
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An old man comes up with a subterfuge to reconcile his estranged sons.

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Michel Boujenah
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Noiret ... Léo
Charles Berling ... David
Bruno Putzulu ... Max
Pascal Elbé ... Simon
Marie Tifo ... Mado
Geneviève Brouillette ... Hélène
Pierre Lebeau ... Jacques
Jacques Boudet Jacques Boudet ... Joseph
Matthieu Boujenah Matthieu Boujenah ... Julien
Céline Thiou Céline Thiou ... Martine
Eva Saint-Paul Eva Saint-Paul ... Francine
Franck Giordanengo Franck Giordanengo ... Le motard
Nathalie Dherbey Nathalie Dherbey ... L'infirmière
Joseph Malerba Joseph Malerba ... Eric
Albert Kwan ... Le serveur restaurant
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An old man comes up with a subterfuge to reconcile his estranged sons.

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Comedy

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Country:

France | Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 August 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Father and Sons See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,793,761 (France), 22 August 2003
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Filmfest Hamburg)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Michel Boujenah amputated the soul...
3 January 2004 | by Cereal_KiIIerSee all my reviews

This movie had everything to shine, but Boujenah did something I can't understand. He throws away the Quebec accent and replaced it by an accent so clean and polite that even the good family doesn't speak. I took what this population is so proud about like if it was a shame. This alone breaks all the mood of the film and this movie could have been shot anywhere where people speak French and we would have never seen the difference. It's just like throwing away the French bread rod or stealing the monarchy from England...


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