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Bienvenue parmi nous (Welcome Abroad)2012

Bienvenue parmi nous (Welcome Abroad) (2012)





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Acclaimed artist Taillandier (Patrick Chesnais) grows disenchanted with his life and abandons his family, sans explanation; meanwhile, teenager Marylou (Jeanne Lambert) flees from her abusive stepfather. Taillandier is seeking a surrogate daughter, and Jeanne a surrogate daughter; as their lives intersect, they discover the perfect solution in each other. A friendship begins to form and the two ultimately decide to move in together, as the closest of friends. Jean Becker directs.

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Patrick Chesnais
as Taillandier
as Alice
Xavier Gallais
as Le Maître d'hôtel
Raphaëline Goupilleau
as La femme de l'agence
Didier Benureau
as Le vendeur
Urbain Cancelier
as Le boucher
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Critic Reviews for Bienvenue parmi nous (Welcome Abroad)

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

[Looks] no further than the usual odd-couple clichés and opting for trite story beats rather than believable characterisation.

October 23, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Two lost, wounded souls repair their lives in affecting dramedy

February 18, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

This is business as usual for Becker, albeit with a fine turn from French stalwart, Patrick Chesnais.

October 25, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

There's plenty to savour in Chesnais' expertly judged performance, while Becker's warmth towards the gentle pace of life in provincial France is palpable.

October 23, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bienvenue parmi nous (Welcome Abroad)

With a heavy-handed direction and absolutely no subtlety, this film starts well but soon turns into a cheap melodrama with a corny soundtrack and an artificial ending. Besides, Chesnais may be fantastic, but Jeanne Lambert is terrible as an annoying caricature of a teenager.

Carlos Magalhães
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