The Barbarian Invasions


The followup to The Decline of the American Empire (1986) reunites many of the same characters, and a few new ones. They gather around the bedside of one of their number who is dying from cancer. The friends and family are soon engaged in discussions about all sorts of things, while the patient shows he is still full of life. The film won numerous awards, including the Best Foreign Language Oscar. French language with English subtitles.


95 minutes.
No persons under 13 .
Comedy, Drama, On the Art Circuit

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Credits

Cast
Rémy Girard, Stéphane Roussou, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Dominique Michel, Yves Jacques, Pierre Curzi
Director
Denys Arcand
ScreenplayDenys Arcand
MusicPierre Aviat
CinematographyGuy Dufaux, Christopher Ball
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2003
Produced byA consortium of Canadian and French companies

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
5
The Star
Desson Thomas
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
15
Tygerburger
Mariana Malan
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
20
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
15
Box Office
Mary Colbert
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
18
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
20
BBC
Nev Pierce
15

What the People say

Internet
3182 Netizens
16

Average .. 77%

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