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The Barbarian Invasions (2003) - Movie Details

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Drama Foreign
112 min.
Release Date
November 21, 2003 (LA/NY)
DVD Release Date
July 13, 2004 (Buy on Amazon)
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112 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language, sexual dialogue and drug content

Remy, divorced and in his early fifties, is hospitalized. His ex-wife, Louise, asks their son Sebastien to come home from London where he now lives. Sebastien hesitates; he and his father haven't had much to say to one another for years now. He relents, however, and flies to Montreal to help his mother and support his father. As soon as he arrives, Sebastien moves heaven and earth, brings his contacts into play and disrupts the... Full synopsis »

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Les Invasions barbares (The Barbarian Invasions) won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Picture, and having finally seen it, I can understand why. While it does not rank as one of the best dramas all time, it is extremely effective and at times powerful as the movie explores the complicated relationship between a man and his dying father. Full movie review »
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