A Happy Event (2011)

A Happy Event


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A carefree young couple gives birth to their first child, and realizes that parenthood has its fair share of unexpected challenges in this warmhearted comedy drama from acclaimed director Rémi Bezançon (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life).

Rating: R (for strong sexual content, nudity, language and brief drug use)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: Vanessa Portal
Screen Media Ventures


as Nicolas

as La sage-femme

as Camille Rose

as La gynécologue
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Full Review… | September 20, 2011
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Full Review… | September 15, 2011
Globe and Mail
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... it has something that few modern films do: a realistic insight into the female perspective.

Full Review… | September 27, 2012
The Aristocrat

The tale alternates between whimsy and realism a little too much...but is pleasant, passable viewing.

Full Review… | July 3, 2012

Desire, love and madness leads to motherhood in this warts-and-all look at the A to Z of what happens to a woman when she has a baby... there's an inherent feeling of truth about the work and performances, resonating especially with female audiences

Full Review… | June 30, 2012
Urban Cinefile

August 26, 2012

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