For travelers around the world, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull is a downer. For Alain and Valerie, it's a catastrophe. For if they are to make it in time to the tiny... See full summary »
A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.
Catherine, refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.
Clara is happily married to a promising lawyer and lives in Paris. After the sudden death of her mother, Clara has to assume responsibility for her younger sister Lily, whose extreme sensitivity makes her vulnerable.
In Paris, Corinne "Coco" brings her chief Valérie to spend the Christmas Eve with her family. Valérie is depressed since she is newly divorced and Coco decides to tell the story of her sister Isabelle to Valérie to cheer her up. Isabelle is a dentist that has been living with and working in the same office of her boyfriend Pierre for ten years. When they decide to get married, Isabelle and Coco are worried about the family curse that every first marriage ends in divorce. Isabelle and Coco arrange a marriage for Isabelle with a student in Copenhagen so that she can immediately divorce to marry Pierre to live happily ever after. In the flight, Isabelle meets the inconvenient free-spirited tourism columnist Jean-Yves that is traveling to Kenya. When the student does not show up, Isabelle decides to travel to Kenya to marry Jean-Yves. She has the chance when they travel to visit a Masai people when they get married. Isabelle returns to Paris and when she goes to schedule her wedding with ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Danny Boon and Diane Kruger are good actors caught in a bad situation: Un plan parfait lacks the most important things in a comedy: a good script, good dialogues and a good director. What is left is a mess, there is often no logic in how the characters behave, there are plenty of plot holes and the whole story doesn't make much sense.
I think it's good to remember that French production companies are heavily subsidized (directly and indirectly)by the French government, because of that delivering quality Cinema is not their main purpose, instead they try to maintain a yearly output that will allow them to claim these subsidies.
The end result is that over the last decade there was only a couple of good French films released each year, and all the rest is, if not shockingly bad, mediocre at best.
Un plan parfait is in this category, a movie made for money, not for viewers' pleasure.
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