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Hibernatus Movie Review Summary

Actors: Louis de Funès, Michael Lonsdale, Claude Gensac, Olivier De Funès, Bernard Alane, Claude Piéplu, Paul Préboist

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HIBERNATUS is a french comedy directed by Edouard Molinaro in 1969.

The De Tartas-Fournier family is turned upside down when the corpse of Paul Fournier, Mrs. Fournier's grandfather, is discovered frozen in Greenland. Michael Lonsdale, a doctor specialized in hibernation, manages to wake the young man, who still looks 25, but Paul is amnesic and believes to live in 1905.
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The psychiatrists urge the De Tartas family not to tell the truth to Paul who could suffer from a terrible crisis if he discovers what has happened to him too abruptly. So, the family mansion is decorated in the style of the Paris of 1905 and everybody has to play a role destined to fool Paul Fournier.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   amnesia Battle with shrink/bum?    -   battle with a psychiatrist

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes Ice Caps?    -   Yes Where?    -   North Pole City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   play

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