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I Lost My Body (2019)

J'ai perdu mon corps (original title)
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A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again.

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Jérémy Clapin

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Jérémy Clapin (screenplay), Guillaume Laurant (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hakim Faris Hakim Faris ... Naoufel (voice)
Victoire Du Bois Victoire Du Bois ... Gabrielle (voice)
Patrick d'Assumçao ... Gigi (voice)
Alfonso Arfi Alfonso Arfi ... Naoufel enfant (voice)
Hichem Mesbah Hichem Mesbah ... Le père (voice)
Myriam Loucif Myriam Loucif ... La mère (voice)
Bellamine Abdelmalek Bellamine Abdelmalek ... Raouf (voice)
Maud Le Guenedal Maud Le Guenedal ... La bibliothécaire (voice) (as Maud Le Guénédal)
Nicole Favart Nicole Favart ... Madame Lussac (voice)
Quentin Baillot Quentin Baillot ... Le patron de la pizzeria (voice)
Céline Ronté Céline Ronté ... La mère du bébé (voice)
Deborah Grall ... La copine de Raouf (voice) (as Déborah Grall)
Pascal Rocher Pascal Rocher ... Le pianiste aveugle (voice)
Bruno Hausler Bruno Hausler ... L'automobiliste / L'éboueur (voice)
Jocelyn Veluire Jocelyn Veluire ... Le commentateur de foot et reportage (voice)
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In a Parisian laboratory, a severed hand escapes its unhappy fate and sets out to reconnect with its body. During a hair-raising escapade across the city, the extremity fends off pigeons and rats alike to reunite with pizza boy Naoufel. Its memories of Naoufel and his love for librarian Gabrielle may provide answers about what caused the hand's separation, and a poetic backdrop for a possible reunion between the three. Based on Guillaume Laurant's novel "Happy Hand." Written by Netflix

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An extraordinary journey in self-discovery.


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Although the film never names the hand, in the screenplay she is referred to as Rosalie. See more »

Quotes

Gabrielle: Once you've dribbled past fate, what do you do?
Naoufel: You try to keep away from it. You run blindly... and keep your fingers crossed.
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Le Parapluie
Written by Georges Brassens
Performed by François-Marie Drieux
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Hauntingly mesmerizing and dreamy yet nightmarish!
5 December 2019 | by ameyvitian7See all my reviews

Though, there are too many interpretations to this one - What it forced me to believe and somewhere poked a thought in me was - "What you seek is seeking you" - Somewhere, it's about a dream - A dream that's seeking you - While you're sitting back, afraid of taking that leap into the unknown - A leap of faith, a jump that's completely unpredictable and irrational - But sometimes, you take that leap and therefore you reach an unknown place with unknown challenges which bring unknown rewards to you - Just run into it blindly and keep your fingers crossed.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 November 2019 (USA) See more »

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$1,136,431
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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