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Let My People Go!

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:January 11, 2013
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Nicolas Maury, Carmen Maura, Jean-François Stévenin, Amira Casar, Clément Sibony
Director:Mikael Buch
Producer:Philippe Martin, Géraldine Michelo
Writer:Christophe Honoré, Mikael Buch
Distributor:Zeitgeist Films

Web Site: http://www.filmsdulosange.fr/fr/people.html

Description: Mikael Buch's Let My People Go! follows the travails and daydreams of the lovelorn Reuben, a French-Jewish gay mailman living in fairytale Finland with his gorgeous Nordic boyfriend. But just before Passover, a series of mishaps and a lovers' quarrel exile the heartbroken Reuben back to Paris and his zany family including Almodovar goddess Carmen Maura as his ditzy mom, and Truffaut regular Jean-François Stévenin as his lothario father. Scripted by director Mikael Buch and renowned arthouse auteur Christophe Honoré, Let My People Go! both celebrates and upends Jewish and gay stereotypes with wit, gusto and style to spare. The result is deeply heartwarming, fabulously kitschy and hysterically funny.

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