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Le sens de l’humour

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110 minutes – Comedy
Release date: July 6, 2011
DVD Release date: October 18, 2011
Canadian Distributor: Alliance Vivafilm
Luc Dubé and Marco Fortier are one of those not-so-funny attack comedy duos. It’s summer and they’re touring La belle provence playing small halls in any small town where they can book the room. Trouble is Luc just might be the worst funnyman in the world, seemingly incapable of getting a laugh even if his life depended on it. But his partner is the exact opposite even if all of his material might be most politely described as stale. Like many more famous stand-up comedians before him – Don Rickles comes to mind – Marco relies almost entirely on baiting the weakest guy in the room. But their little tour through the peaceful landscape hits a major bump in the road when they stop in Anse au Pic in Québec’s beautiful Saguenay region, where they make the terrible mistake of turning their focus on one seemingly powerless Roger Gendron (Michel Côté). The fun stuff begins when Luc and Marco (and the audience) learn that Roger is not so meek and mild. He is, in fact, a whole stranger than anyone knows and comes complete with serial-killer tendencies. The road trip is over and the tables are turned when Luc and Marco wake up chained inside Roger’s barn.

Images courtesy of Alliance Vivafilm.



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Crew:
Producer: Daniel Louis
Denise Robert
Director:

Émile Gaudreault

Screenwriter:

Émile Gaudreault
Benoit Pelletier

Cinematographer:

Bernard Couture

Editor:

Jean-Franois Bergeron

Composer:

FM Le Sieur

Cast:Roles:

Michel Côté
Louis-José Houde
Benoît Brière
Anne Dorval
Sonia Vachon
Éveline Gélinas
Alexandre Goyette
Pierrette Robitaille
Luc Senay
Pierre Collin
Marilyse Bourke
René Richard Cyr
Diane Lavallée
Zaccari-Charles Jobin
David Gagné
Clermont Jolicoeur

Roger Gendron
Luc Dubé
Marco Fortier
Stéphanie
Manon
Juliette Véronneau
Carl
Lise
Réal
Père Gendron
Carole-Anne
Chiant de Montréal
Geneviève Laverdue
Marco’s son, Arthur
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