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Mercredi, folle journée! (Day Off) (Wacky Wednesday) (2001)

Mercredi, folle journée! (Day Off) (Wacky Wednesday) (2001)

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The foibles of a group of genial eccentrics scattered through the city of Nantes set the stage for this comedy-drama, taking place during one particular Wednesday. Martin Socoa (Vincent Lindon) is a well-meaning loser juggling more than his share of problems when, after a marathon card game, he remembers it's his day to look after Victoria (Victoria Lafaurie), his daughter from his first failed marriage. It's an especially bad day for Martin to play babysitter; he needs to close an important deal at work, he has a court date involving unpaid alimony, and his girlfriend (Catherine Frot) thinks its time she gave him the boot. Meanwhile, a group of kids discover a three-year-old who has managed to wander away from his parents, and they watch after him for the rest of the day, preferring not to get any grownups involved. Elsewhere, as Chief of Police Pelloutier (Olivier Gourmet) has to deal with unrepentant shoplifter Marie Therese (Armelle), his wife Marie (Anne Le Ny) prepares for a trip out of town related to her position in the Navy, even though she's in the last month of pregnancy. And two pairs of love-struck teenagers each figure out their own ways to slip away from their parents as they set out for a romantic trip on the Loire River. The film's French title, Mercredi, Folle Journee!, roughly translates into English as Wednesday -- Crazy Day!; one unstated plot point that may be lost on audiences outside Europe is that many French schools are traditionally closed on Wednesdays.
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NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Comedy , Drama
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Studio:
TF1 Films Production

Cast

Vincent Lindon
as Martin Socoa
Alessandra Martines
as Madame Socoa
Isabelle Candelier
as Vitalie Rambaud
Isabelle Carré
as Antonella Lorca
Anne Le Ny
as Marie Pelloutier
Olivier Gourmet
as Denis Pelloutier
Herve Pierre
as Socoa's Lawyer
Maurice Risch
as Grogneau
Armelle
as Marie-Therese
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