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Let My People Go!
Comedy
 
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. Rated No Rating .
Cast: Amira Casar, Carmen Maura, Jean-François Stévenin, Clément Sibony, Nicolas Maury
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Directed by: Mikael Buch
Written by: Christophe Honoré, Mikael Buch
Running time: 1hr 30min
Opens: Jan 11, 2013 NY
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