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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 25, 2011 - Micmacs (2009)

Micmacs, 2009
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Origin: France
Language: French
Running time: 105 minutes

French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet takes a satirical look at the global arms trade with this foreign-language comedy starring Dany Boon as Bazil, who rallies his friends to take down weapons manufacturers responsible for his father's death. Bazil also discovers a dump into an underground haven for cool tools and sculptures crafted from discarded junk. Dominique Pinon, André Dussollier and Jean-Pierre Marielle co-star. (from

Jeunet also directed "A Very Long Engagement", "Amelie", "The City of Lost Children", and "Delicatessen".

MPAA rating: Rated R for some sexuality and brief violence.
U.S. box office: $1,260,917

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