He is married to Julie, whose depressive character makes his life miserable. Dany Boon , Franck Magnier. National comedies reign supreme at the French box office Laughter is still a sure-fire hit in the movie theatres, as proven by Raid dingue , Alibi. As a result, Antoine proposes to Annabelle by the bell tower when it is playing a Stevie Wonder song. Can you envisage it handling its subject with wit, sophistication and intelligence, rather than the plodding slapstick of, say, The Full Monty?
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They've cracked the secrets of life and love, though they smell funny and their women don't shave their legs. August 22, Full Review…. Upon learning this, Antoine cheers himself up by drinking alcohol during his work hours and behaves in an erratic manner. Hunter Killer Is Substandard.
The hero, Philippe, travels from suave and comfy meridional France to take up a post-office manager's job in his country's grim north. Best of Netflix Movies and shows to binge now.
Box Office du film Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis - AlloCiné
Unlike the French original, the Italian franchise led to a sequel: Philippe initially dislikes Antoine for his obnoxious behavior and because he initially bienvsnue Antoine is gay he found photographs of Antoine dressed as a woman, but they were taken during a carnival party and Antoine admits to doing more bienvenuue dressing as a woman during that time.
Charming, at times downright hilarious comedy. The Haunting of Hill House. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Janice Yan Super Reviewer. Archived from the original PDF on February 13, Retrieved 30 May Laughter is still a sure-fire hit in the movie theatres, as proven by Raid dingueAlibi. Welcome to the Sticks. Nicki Marie Super Reviewer.
To Philippe's surprise, Bergues proves to be a charming place teeming with warm, friendly people and co-workers. To his great surprise, he discovers a charming place, a friendly team and welcoming people.
The performances are nice, especially Dany Boon, who did a great job of directing and writing as well. To get an idea of what all this might say about the French, imagine a parallel exercise in UK movie-making.
Meanwhile, Antoine and Annabelle had been dating for over a year, but had broken up lws to Antoine's passiveness towards his overbearing mother. When Philippe returns to Salon, Julie refuses to believe that he is enjoying himself in the North. Like any fish out of water story, the fun lies in the details, and to its credit, Welcome to the Sticks supplies them with polish.
If these are the sticks, I'll take a forest
In bienvehue, the UK distributors have now changed it to "Welcome to the Sticks", but, while this may sound less off-putting, it misses most of the point of what is a distinctly peculiar movie.
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But Philippe fails to secure a transfer and is relocated to Bergues, a village in Northern France dhez the language is unfamiliar and the culture is strangely foreign. Is it any good? Bienvenue Chez Les Ch'tis. Accepting the offer, Philippe and his family move south. Welcome to the Sticks is the most successful movie ever released in France, possibly because self-deprecating humour is so rare there.