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Mille bornes (1999)

Following the death of their best friend, four guys and the dead men's sister steal his body and burn it on a beach in Italy to fulfill his last wish.

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Nina
Pierre Berriau ...
Théo
Raphaël Krepser ...
Mika
Nicolas Abraham ...
Pascal
Bruno Solo ...
Jean
Alain Beigel ...
Romain
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Akiko
Roberto Herlitzka ...
Le père
Valéria Cavalli ...
L'élégante
Marc Chapiteau ...
Le commissaire
Christophe Le Masne ...
L'inspecteur de police
Nanou Garcia ...
Hôtesse clinique de nuit
Adrienne Pauly ...
Hôtesse clinique de jour
Daniel Znyk ...
L'employé de la morgue
Arnaud Beigel ...
L'assistant de Théo
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Following the brutal death of their best friend, four guys and the dead man's sister decide to fulfil his last wish, transmitted by video cassette: remove his body from the hospital in Paris, transport it across the border by car(s) and burn it on a beach in Italy where he was formerly happy. An exciting 1000 kilometers trip ensues. On the other hand, when the dead man's father is told by the police about the "theft", he takes a train to chase after them. On the train, he meets a mysterious Japanese girl... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Is it possible to buy a DVD or video of the movie
16 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I would like to buy a copy of this movie - do you know if a commercial DVD or video of it has been produced? It is an excellent movie whose comedy is built upon an almost relentless stretching of the norms and logic of everyday life. It is also, amidst its comic approach, thought-provoking - for example the question of whether having a transplanted heart might affect your life view of the norms of death and its rites. There is no fear of the incongruous in this production; for example the Japanese girl on the train bears no relevance to the main plot, nor even any logical subplot - but the movie is none the poorer for this apparent tangential scene. Lynn


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