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P'tit Quinquin
(2014)

AKA: Li'l Quinquin

Country: France

Genre: Black Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Synopsis

When human remains stuffed inside a dead cow are found in a World War II German bunker on the coast, Capitain Van der Weyden is assigned to investigate the mystery, as well as other, no less bizarre, discoveries. However, he finds that he has to contend with a band of young scoundrels led by a boy nicknamed P'tit Quinquin (Alane Delhaye), in this absurdist, slapstick, metaphysical murder mystery featuring a gloriously unphotogenic cast!

Notes

  • This production originally premiered as a film at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, before being transmitted on French television as a four-episode miniseries.
  • The prestigious French film magazine "Cahiers du Cinéma" featured "P'tit Quinquin" on the cover of their September 2014 issue, and in their December 2014 issue placed it at No. 1 in their Top Ten best movies of the foregoing year.
  • In the US, this film was released as "Li'l Quinquin".
  • This production had a sequel, a television miniseries entitled "Coincoin et les Z'inhumains" (2018).
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Cast

  • Alane Delhaye
    (P'tit Quinquin)
  • Lucy Caron
    (Eve Terrier)
  • Bernard Pruvost
    (Van der Weyden)
  • Philippe Jore
    (Rudy Carpentier)
  • Lisa Hartmann
    (Aurélie Terrier)
  • Julien Bodard
    (Kevin)

BoyActors Reviews

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How odd is odd? A film with a cast of characters that made my world seem normal. Haven't seem many Bruno Dumont films with humour in them. Most of the time they are sad and grim. Nice to smile again.

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An oddity, but it definitely grows on you.

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 8 / 10
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