01/01 : " Serial (Bad) Weddings"《非常4女婿》 - French box-office hit in Hong Kong cinemas [fr]
Presented as Hong Kong premiere last November, during the French Cinepanorama, Serial (Bad) Weddings by Philippe de Chauveron will be released on HK screens on January 1st, 2015, distributed by Panasia Films Limited.
Guests of honor of the festival, the film’s director Philippe de Chauveron and actor Frédéric Chau were in Hong Kong to promote the movie and meet the audience after two previews.
From left to right : Philippe de Chauveron, Mr. Kam Kwok Leung, Frédéric Chau et Mr. Nicolas Borit, Managing Director of Dragages Hong Kong, major sponsor of the festival
Comedy of the year in France with more than 12 million of spectators, the movie is also a success abroad with more than 5 million entries in 17 countries.
Claude and Marie Verneuil, played by Christian Clavier and Chantal Lauby, from the provincial, Catholic upper middle class, are rather conservative parents. But they’ve always forced themselves to be open-minded.However, their tolerance has been sorely tested when their first daughter married a Muslim, the second a Jew, and the third a Chinese man. Their hopes to at last see one of their daughters married in church hence focus on their youngest, who has, halleluiah, just met a good Catholic...
Starring also: Ary Abittan, Medi Sadoun, Frédéric Chau and Noom Diawara as the sons-in-law ; Frédérique Bel, Julia Piaton, Émilie Caen and Elodie Fontan as the daughters.