The comedy by Eric Tolédano and Olivier Nakache (Intouchables) returns to television tonight.
A family dinner, a slap that goes wrong and an evening that turns to tragedy, this is the cocktail of so close ‘Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache. A film to (re)discover at 9:10 p.m., while in parallel, Arte will continue to broadcast season 2 of the series In therapyfrom the same director duo.
Alan (Vincent Elbaz), former unemployed Club Med host, has no desire to go to dinner on Saturday evening with his wife’s family. It must be said that his beautiful family gets on his nerves, especially because of Catherine (Audrey Dana), the wife of his brother-in-law Jean-Pierre (Francois-Xavier Demaison), who constantly criticizes his children. Despite everything, he goes to the dinner organized by the couple. But the evening turns tragic when Catherine raises her hand on her son. Alain, not supporting this gesture towards his child, then hits her back with a frying pan. An incident that is only the beginning of a turbulent evening
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This film, which also brings together Omar Sy, Isabelle Carre or Josephine de Meaux did not fully pack First who wrote on his release: “Masters of the tempo, the directors set the scene with efficiency. In two shots, three movements, they present the characters, very stereotyped, and imagine the worst scenarios. Everything is a pretext for situation comedy, sometimes comical (Audrey Dana as a fundamentalist nun deserves the Palme), sometimes frankly inappropriate. Leaving at breakneck speed, the film ends up on track. Because, after showing their fangs, the directors put away the heavy artillery to come to the following conclusion: the family, including nothing better. Really?
Olivier Nakache and Eric Tolédano present us In Therapy