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Philippe Falardeau

La moitié gauche du frigo

Edition 2001
90' - 2000 - Comedy - Dialogue: French
Director: Philippe Falardeau With: Paul Ahmarani, Stéphane Demers, Geneviève Néron, Jules Philippe
Thirty-year-old Christophe, an unemployed engineer, shares an apartment with his best friend Stéphane, a young actor with a keen interest in activist theatre. Stéphane, who observes Christophe’s daily efforts to find work, decides to make a film about his friend. The two strike a deal in which Christophe allows Stéphane to document his job-searching activities – but only until he actually finds work. Several months go by, during which Christophe suffers one setback after another and questions everything. In the meantime, Stéphane meets a producer who agrees to provide him with a film crew so he can better document his friend’s unsuccessful efforts. The filming grows more aggressive and obsessive as no part of Christophe’s life is off-limits to the camera: shopping, going to parties and even sleeping are recorded. (press kit)

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Credits

Director

Philippe Falardeau

With

Paul Ahmarani, Stéphane Demers, Geneviève Néron, Jules Philippe

Scenario

Philippe Falardeau

Director of Photography

Josee Deshaises

Editor

Sophie Leblond

Producer

Luc Déry, Josee Roberge

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Canada

Year

2000

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