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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
In this sequel to "The Decline of the American Empire," middle-aged Montreal-based professor Rémy (Rémy Girard) discovers that he is terminally ill with cancer. This revelation leads to his reconnecting with his son, Sébastien (Stéphane Rousseau), a finance expert living in London who has embraced ideals that are at odds with his father's socialist leanings. As Remy reconnects with his son, and other relatives and friends, they discuss everything from sex to politics to philosophy.

Cast: Rémy Girard , Stéphane Rousseau , Marie-Josée Croze , Marina Hands , Dorothée Berryman , Johanne-Marie Tremblay , Dominique Michel , Louise Portal

Director: Denys Arcand

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Les Invasions Barbares (2003)

Release Date: August 30th, 2003|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's a feast of smart, sexy, glorious talk. The Oscar for best foreign film belongs right here. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The treatment of the subject isn't maudlin, thanks to a witty script and an enormously likable lead character, Remy (Remy Girard), who remains bullheaded and lusty to the finish. show more

  • 75
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Despite a slight tendency to be overly pleased with itself, this is a smart piece of work that got Arcand's screenplay an award at Cannes. show more

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