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Taking Off

Release Date: May 23rd, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
As his 30th birthday approaches, a young man (Pio Marmaï) decides that it is finally time to stand up to his overbearing brother and his ailing father.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Rialto Pictures

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  • More notable for its small, incisive moments than as a moving depiction of the way that familial relationships are affected by life crises, the film makes only a minor impact. show more

  • In the absence of narrative urgency or fresh storytelling devices, Grand Départ lives or dies with Marmaï’s performance, but like everything else around him, he’s merely adequate. show more

  • The director, Nicolas Mercier, has failed to grasp how repellent his own protagonist seems to us. By the end, he's tipped his hand, and what seemed an incisive portrait is revealed as oddly skewed. show more

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