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BELGIUM, France | 90 minutes | 2016

A phobic, obsessive hypochondriac has to take care of his dying mother. So sad, but so funny. Welcome to Belgium.


Hilarious, gorgeous and touching.” The Hollywood Reporter

When his mother (the magnificent Myriam Boyer, also seen this year in Le vieux Pays où Rimbaud est mort) learns she has cancer, Michel Peneud goes into a panic. That’s no surprise, because Michel, who has plenty of hair on his chest and neuroses all over, knows he’s going to die. And now he thinks he has breast cancer! This is a comedy about love that talks about death. It’s an absurdist drama that finds beauty – and gags – everywhere, in life’s little details that nobody ever notices. (Julien Fonfrède)
Winner of the Palm Springs Film Festival's New Voices/New Visions competition

« … un ovni surréaliste… du cinéma belge, et du meilleur. » Le nouvel observateur

« À mi-chemin entre les angoisses somatiques de Benoît Poelvoorde et le surréalisme de Bertrand Blier … en équilibre entre fou rire et malaise. » CinemaTeaser

Grand Prix du Jury New Voices/New Visions - Palm Springs 2016


Thursday October 6, 2016

Program #21
Pavillon Judith-Jasmin annexe (Salle Jean-Claude Lauzon)

Saturday October 8, 2016

Program #50
Cinéma du Parc 2

Xavier Seron

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Xavier Seron
  • Cast Myriam Boyer, Jean-Jacques Rausin, Serge RIABOUKINE, Fanny Touron, Jackie Berroyer


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