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Park Benches (2009)

Bancs publics (Versailles rive droite) (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 8 July 2009 (France)
We follow the everyday lives of Parisians living in the wealthy suburb of Versailles.

Director:

Bruno Podalydès

Writer:

Bruno Podalydès (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence Muller Florence Muller ... Lucie - la secrétaire
Ridan Ridan ... Le chanteur du métro
Jérôme Paret Jérôme Paret ... Un guitariste
Denis Podalydès ... Aimé Mermot
Samir Guesmi ... Romain
Bruno Podalydès Bruno Podalydès ... Bretelle
Laure Calamy Laure Calamy ... Opportune
Estelle Chailloux Estelle Chailloux ... La fée du bricolage (vidéo)
Olivier Gourmet ... Maurice Begeard
Robin Londinsky Robin Londinsky ... Le présentateur vidéo
Patrick Ligardes Patrick Ligardes ... Paul - le vendeur
Pierre Guinot Déléry Pierre Guinot Déléry ... Le client mitigeur
Chantal Lauby Chantal Lauby ... Pascale
Emeline Bayart Emeline Bayart ... Amandine
Hippolyte Girardot ... Le cadre #1
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We follow the everyday lives of Parisians living in the wealthy suburb of Versailles.

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 July 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Park Benches See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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21 February 2013 | by pinkybanana2000See all my reviews

This movie plodded along listlessly with no particular message. Finally, I could take it no more. I mercifully killed it, gave it one star on Netflix and moved on to other things.

It started well enough. Had it just stuck to that theme, you might have been able to salvage some of it. You don't throw Catherine Deneveux into a movie unless it is a serious movie. The scenes were way too long, there were too many characters, and you could not really identify with any of them. Frankly, it was no different from taking your camera to your office and filming your colleagues in various states of mischief and trying to pass it on as a serious movie.


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