Let My People Go!

Rated NR 85 minutes 2011

Let my people go ... straight to this movie! While delivering mail in the idyllic countryside of Finland, Ruben (Nicolas Maury) is given a package stuffed with Euros by a panicky old man. His partner Teemu (Jarkko Niemi) doesn’t believe his story and promptly throws him out of his house. This sends Ruben on a plane back to France to visit his Orthodox family, just in time for Passover. From here on out, everything becomes topsy-turvy. His father is having an affair, his brother is a temperamental hot-head, his sister is married to a gentile that nobody likes, his mother is convinced he’ll cease being gay if he finds the right woman, and the older, hot-to-trot family lawyer is in love with him. Maury is perfect as the faith-questioning and constantly misunderstood Ruben, and the movie dazzles as it sways back and forth between tenderness and hilarity.

Film Credits

Director: Mikael Buch

Producer: Philippe Martin, Géraldine Michelot, Juha Wuolijoki and Aleksi Hyvärinen

Cast: Nicolas Maury, Carmen Maura, Jean-François Stévenin, Amira Casar, Clément Sibony, Jarkko Niemi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Aurore Clément, Kari Vaananen, Outi Maenpaa, Charlie Dupont, Didier Flamand, Olavi Uusivirta and Christelle Cornil

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