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Des Nouvelles du Bon Dieu

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Time Out says

A superbly inventive and witty first feature charting the effects of a trendy philosopher's suicide on his widow, a priest with shaky faith, and a near incestuous brother and sister who are the writer's greatest fans. The plot is driven by the siblings' belief that they're living out a novel written by God, and since the story's lousy they want to line up a chat with Him. If it all sounds weird, it is - but also rather wonderful. The Pope gets his, cops and mediums join in the search, the increasingly outrageous black comedy is seamlessly mixed with proper (if parodied) metaphysical ideas, and the plotline has enough surprises for several features. Subversive, sexy, thought-provoking.
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Release Details

  • Duration:110 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Didier Le Pêcheur
  • Screenwriter:Didier Le Pêcheur, Artus de Penguern
  • Cast:
    • Marie Trintignant
    • Maria de Medeiros
    • Christian Charmetant
    • Isabelle Candelier
    • Michel Vuillermoz
    • Jean Yann
    • Mathieu Kassovitz
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