Je Ne Vois Pas Ce Qu'on Me Trouve (1997)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Road Movie, Romantic Comedy  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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Comedian Pierre Yves (stand-up comic Jackie Berroyer, who co-scripted) has an act based on his sexual hang-ups. With his adult son Arthur (Tara Romer), Pierre travels to his childhood hometown, drab industrial Lievin in northern France, for an all-night comedy festival. Fest staffer Monica (Karin Viard) takes him on a tour of the town, and he soon develops a fixation on her, making a play for her after learning her husband is in prison. Meanwhile, he has to deal with various interviews, receptions and eventually face an unresponsive audience. Shown at the 1998 Rotterdam Film Festival. Alternate title Whats So Funny About Me?

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comedian, extramarital-affair, honeymoon, imprisonment, obsession, sex, son, stars [celebrities], tourist, vacation