THE SWEET ESCAPE

COMME UN AVION

By Bruno PODALYDES

WILD BUNCH - as SALES

Comedy - Completed 2015

A mid-life crisis propels graphic designer Michel into a newfound passion for kayaking and a pastoral adventure sparkling with good
humour and lighthearted charm.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Bruno PODALYDES
    • Writer(s)
    • Bruno PODALYDES
    • Producer(s)
    • Thibault MATTEI (why not productions)
    • Synopsis
    • Middle-aged graphic design company manager Michel loves planes. Day and night - in the shower, at work, riding his scooter – he dreams of life as an airborne explorer. Then one day a photograph stops him dead in his tracks. Kayaks - they could almost be planes, planes without wings. Seized by a sudden crazy impulse, Michel orders the whole package online: canoe, paddles... everything he needs for an expedition. His wife Rachelle encourages him to set out alone on his escapade. So what if he's never rowed a boat in his life?
      Adventure is adventure!
      His big trip on the water turns out to be full of surprises and unexpected encounters: Laetitia, the owner of a riverside bar, her crazy employees, the young waitress Mila - after a night in their company, Michel finds it very hard to leave...
      After Park Benches and Granny’s Funeral, Bruno Podalydès returns with a pastoral adventure sparkling with good humor and lighthearted charm.
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