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The Fairy (2011)

La fée (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 24 February 2012 (USA)
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A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.

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Dominique Abel (screenplay), Fiona Gordon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominique Abel ... Dom
Fiona Gordon Fiona Gordon ... Fiona, la fée
Philippe Martz Philippe Martz ... John, l'Anglais
Bruno Romy ... Le patron de l'Amour Flou
Vladimir Zongo Vladimir Zongo ... Le premier clandestin
Destiné M'Bikula Mayemba Destiné M'Bikula Mayemba ... Le deuxième clandestin
Willson Goma Willson Goma ... Le troisième clandestin
Didier Armbruster Didier Armbruster ... L'homme volant
Anaïs Lemarchand Anaïs Lemarchand ... La chanteuse
Lenny Martz Lenny Martz ... Jimmy
Emilie Horcholle Emilie Horcholle ... La vendeuse de chaussures
Sandrine Morin Sandrine Morin ... L'infirmière
Christophe 'René' Philippe Christophe 'René' Philippe ... Bart
Alexandre Xenakis Alexandre Xenakis ... Dave
Ophélie Anfry Ophélie Anfry ... La policière
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Storyline

Dom works the night shift in a small hotel near the industrial sea port of Le Havre. One night, a woman arrives with no luggage and no shoes. Her name is Fiona and she tells Dom that she is a fairy that can grant him three wishes. Fiona makes two of his wishes come true then mysteriously disappears. Dom. who has fallen in love with her by then, searches for her everywhere. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MK2 [France]

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

24 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,199, 26 February 2012

Gross USA:

$38,399

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$129,818
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shot in the port city of Le Havre which is where their third collaborator, Bruno Romy, is from. See more »

Soundtracks

Nightingale
Written by Xavier Cugat, George Rosner & Fred Wise
Performed by Xavier Cugat
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Gordon & Abel & Romy revive Intelligent Physical Comedy
10 November 2014 | by fcullenSee all my reviews

I save the word 'brilliant' for a very few films; The Fairy is one. It is also mad, charming, funny, odd and the hippest comedy film in a generation. The Fairy is a spirited, zany concoction about lovable misfits--one with askew magical power, and the team of Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel & Bruno Romy is the most original and bright comedy team since Monty Python! Fiona Gordon is an unglamorous fairy; Dominique Abel the worn-down recipient of her beneficence; Bruno Romy is the third member of this writing-directing-acting triumvirate, although Romy tends more to the directing end than as an actor.How did IMDb compute a rating of 6.2 for a film that every one of the IMDb reviewers loved? -- Frank Cullen founder: American Vaudeville Museum; author of "Vaudeville, Old & New: an Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America" (Routledge Press).


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