Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a dreamer, a weaver of tall tales and fables, and a director whose movies have an evocative mix of quirky charm and bravura.
It’s grim up north ... mmm, seems we’re not the only ones with the ominous north-south divide.
When you think of a loner, what kind of person comes to mind? Geeky? Talking about things that make them snort but which don’t amuse anyone else? A bit smelly?...
An interesting companion piece to Daniel Auteuil’s last fluffy comedy The Closet, Patrice Leconte’s charming and agreeably silly film gives this great, crumple-faced actor the chance to show his comedic abilities.