The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
A comedy about sex, friendship, and all other things that invade our lives.
In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', middle-aged Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. His ex-wife, Louise, asks their estranged son, Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impossible happen, using his contacts and disrupting the Canadian healthcare system in every way possible to help his father fight his terminal illness to the bitter end, while reuniting some of Remy's old friends, including Pierre, Alain, Dominique, Diane, and Claude, who return to see their friend before he passes on.

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Cast

Rémy Girard Rémy Girard As: Rémy
Stéphane Rousseau Stéphane Rousseau As: Sébastien
Marie-Josée Croze Marie-Josée Croze As: Nathalie
Dorothée Berryman Dorothée Berryman As: Louise
Louise Portal Louise Portal As: Diane
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Storyline

In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', middle-aged Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. His ex-wife, Louise, asks their estranged son, Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impossible happen, using his contacts and disrupting the Canadian healthcare system in every way possible to help his father fight his terminal illness to the bitter end, while reuniting some of Remy's old friends, including Pierre, Alain, Dominique, Diane, and Claude, who return to see their friend before he passes on.


Tagline: A comedy about sex, friendship, and all other things that invade our lives.
Certification: 18

Details

Genres: Comedy, Drama

Language: Français, English

Release Date: 24 September 2003

Country: CA, FR

Runtime: 99m

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Company Credits

Company: Astral Films, Société Radio-Canada, SODEC, Téléfilm Canada, Pyramide Productions, Cinémaginaire, CNC, Canal+, Alliance Atlantis, Vision Globale

Budget: $8,000,000

Revenue: $3,432,342

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Cast

Directed By

Denys Arcand

Denys Arcand

Director

Marie La Haye

Marie La Haye

Script Supervisor

Jacques W. Benoit

Jacques W. Benoit

Assistant Director

Writing Credits

Denys Arcand

Denys Arcand

Screenplay

Production Crew

Edited By

Costume and Makeup

Denis Sperdouklis

Denis Sperdouklis

Costume Design

Betty Belmore

Betty Belmore

Makeup Artist

Sound

Pierre Aviat

Pierre Aviat

Original Music Composer

François Domerc

François Domerc

Boom Operator

Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt

Additional Soundtrack

Visual Effects

Guillaume Murray

Guillaume Murray

Special Effects Supervisor

Mario Rachiele

Mario Rachiele

Visual Effects Producer

Camera

Guy Dufaux

Guy Dufaux

Director of Photography

François Daignault

François Daignault

Steadicam Operator

Lighting

Not currently known.

Art Department

Patrice Bengle

Patrice Bengle

Set Decoration

François Séguin

François Séguin

Production Design

Caroline Alder

Caroline Alder

Art Direction

Other Crew

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