The fairy

The fairy

DVD - 2012 | French
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A charming adventure about a hotel clerk who falls in love with a fairy who grants him three wishes. After the first two wishes come true, she mysteriously disappears. Determined to get her back Dom searches everywhere, hoping to reunite with his one true love. Belgium-based trio Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy follow their acclaimed ICEBERG and RUMBA with this wonderful candy-colored romp.

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ms_mustard
Nov 13, 2015

not my usual kind of film, but Fiona and Dom movies make me smile. L'iceberg and Rumba are much in the same vein.

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GypzyMizzP
Aug 16, 2015

This movie is not for everyone.
If you appreciate simple effect and a simple story you may enjoy this film.

I think it was well made, fresh and the baby enjoyed acting this movie...

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Nursebob
Dec 31, 2014

Life takes a drastic turn for the surreal when Dom, a meek rubbery-faced hotel clerk, comes face to face with Fiona, a wacky woman claiming to be a real live fairy. Not only does she grant him 2 wishes (with a third one pending) but before the week is out he’ll break into an asylum, get chased by police and father a child after what has to be the shortest gestation period in history. Chockablock with all the usual eccentrics, stale pratfalls and maddeningly repetitive visual gags (will Dom ever get to eat that gosh darn sandwich hahaha!!) this is the type of insipid drivel that apologetic critics love to tout as “Gallic humour”. What few laughs exist are confined to the first ten minutes, after that it just becomes increasingly cringeworthy. I’ve seen more sophisticated comedy coming from The Three Stooges.

Glencoe_Mike Sep 30, 2012

If you like whimsical French comedies then it doesn't get much more whimsical than this.

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