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Postby Bwis53 » Mon May 30, 2011 9:11 pm

Has anyone seen this? I'm so tempted because I love the actors. The previews look fun. Is stuff like this easily rentable?

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Re: Potiche

Postby Athena » Mon May 30, 2011 9:25 pm

I saw it at the film festival. It was one of the few I rated a 5 (out of 5). It works best if you've seen a few other french comedies and musicals including Umbrellas of Cherbourg. But even if you haven't, the movie is very funny. It has some lovely feminist moments without being preachy. It was great to see at the film festival since we had the perfect audience that was really into the film and reacting well to the pro-union message.

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Re: Potiche

Postby Huckleby » Mon May 30, 2011 9:42 pm

I saw the film this afternoon, it was pretty entertaining.

I have to say it is definitely a chick flick because the male characters are stereotypical rats, and the female lead is Oprah-ready, saintly.

I knew "Umbrellas of Cherbourg", that movie was a friend of mine, and this is no "Umbrellas of Cherbourg."

It is a little painful to watch Gerard Deperdeiu in his unhandsome state.

There are very few good comedies, this one is good, so don't miss it.

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