Struggle for Life
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Showings
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Fri, Jul 21 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Wed, Jul 26 4:20 PM Buy Tickets
 
Film Info
Original Title:La loi de la jungle
Program:Lumières Françaises
Tags:Francophone
Comedy
Action/Adventure
Release Year:2016
Runtime:99 min
Country:France
Language:French
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGFy_SS2FUw
Cast/Crew
Director:Antonin Peretjatko
Producer:Alice Girard
Screenwriter:Antonin Peretjatko
Frédéric Ciriez
Maud Ameline
Editor:Antonin Peretjatko
Xavier Sirven
Principal Cast:Vincent Macaigne
Vimala Pons
Description

When thirtysomething deadbeat Marc Châtaigne (played by the irresistible Vincent Macaigne) snags an internship with a French government ministry, he is surprised to learn that his assignment is to launch a ski resort in tropical French Guiana. Naturally, once in Guiana, everything that could go wrong goes way wrong: the resort site is overgrown, a dogged tax collector is on Marc’s heels, and an encounter with local guerillas propels Marc deep into the jungle, where he proceeds to get lost and have a close encounter with a boa constrictor—not to mention some hairy spiders. Luckily, he is accompanied by the beautiful and savvy Tarzan, a scrappy beauty played by the ever excellent Vimala Pons. Relentlessly inventive and popping with sight gags and dead-on one-liners, Struggle for Life is a riotous send-up of an aging France buried in administrative absurdities, a deeply eccentric take on the state of the nation that gives way to an offbeat, sensual love story.


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