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PG-13| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
During World War II, Romanian villagers try to force a madman (Gérard Depardieu) to take responsibility for the death of a German soldier.

Cast: Gérard Depardieu , Laura Morante , Harvey Keitel , Bogdan Iancu , Alexandru Bindea , Nicodim Ungureanu , Gheorghe Visu , Hubert Damen

Director: Bogdan Dreyer

Genres: Dark comedy, War, Historical drama

Distributor: Monterey Media

A Farewell to Fools (2013)

Release Date: March 7th, 2014|1 hr. 30 min.

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    Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service

    It’s good to see Depardieu in an English-speaking role again, but he can only carry A Farewell to Fools so far by himself, especially when he never commits to “simple” heart and soul. show more

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    Sheila O'Malley RogerEbert.com

    For the most part, A Farewell to Fools rollicks along on its own bizarre and not successful path, comedic moments falling flat, emotional moments running shallow, but in that moment we can feel something else striving to break free. show more

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    The Dissolve

    Though the story’s directness and simplicity are admirable, the ending’s moral ambiguity is frustrating. show more

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