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Podium Movie Review Summary

Actors: Benoît Poelvoorde, Jean-Paul Rouve, Julie Depardieu

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PODIUM is a French movie written and directed by Yann Moix in 2003.

Bernard Frédéric was a fan of the French singer Claude François who was electrocuted in 1978 at the age of 39. Bernard was considered the best Claude François look-alike until the day his wife Véro asked him to choose between the singer and her. Now, 5 years later, Bernard has become a bank clerk and lives a normal wife with Véro and their little boy.

Life will suddenly change for Bernard when his friend Couscous convinces him to take part in the next Night of the Look-Alikes organised by the French TV. Both have only 4 weeks to hire and train the four dancers who always accompanied the real Claude François. While Bernard has quit his job in order to present a few shows in little French towns before the big night, his wife Véro decides to leave him for good.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Getting ahead in:    -   entertainment world Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Wife Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   singer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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