A strained comedy that feels very familiar.
Acclaimed French writer/director’s Francis Veber’s latest farce, L’emmerdeur (A Pain In The Ass), goes through the motions smoothly, even lazily, providing increasingly-intermittent smirks rather than genuine belly laughs.
Light, enjoyable film with counter-balancing performances that transfer well from the stage.
The Dinner Game is the latest film from French writer/director Francis Veber. Thierry L`Hermitte plays Pierre Brochant, a rich publisher who's at his wits end about where to find a guest dumb enough to be in the competition. He stumbles on...
A broad comedy with something to say about political correctness.
Francois Pignon, Daniel Auteuil, is a slightly nerdy accountant who works in a condom manufacturing company. His fellow workers reckon he`s dull and boring, and so did his wife, who left him, and his teenage son, who doesn`t have any time for him...
Quentin, Gerard Depardieu, isn't quite the full quid. To be brutal, he's thick as a brick. When he robs a currency exchange, and all he can get from the cashier is yen, he just doesn't know what to do. But, to give him his due, he's a very...