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This film is simply hilarious. But it is also a guilty pleasure.
Don't judge it by the first 10 minutes, which verge on the
embarrassing, because of questionable taste (and had me stifling my
laughs). But the physical humour kept me there, and then the
subject-matter changed, and the film became a heartwarming
fish-out-of-water story, with a dysfunctional love story on top, plus a
valentine from writer/ director/ star Dany Boon to his beloved North of
I'm re-learning French and I found the French language funny enough,
but watching how the subtitlers managed to convey the verbal horseplay
was truly wondrous. The French just love it! And they say it is
Go see it when you want to relax and have a good laugh. It's not
rocket surgery, but it is chucklesome and sweet.