Category: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Release Year: 2010
Country: France
Runtime: 82
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Quentin Dupieux
Sound: Dolby Digital

  • Are You Tired of the Expected?

  • Writing by: Quentin Dupieux – (written by)

    Produced by: Julien Berlan – producer
    Gregory Bernard – producer
    Josef Lieck – associate producer
    Josef Lieck – line producer

    Cast: Stephen Spinella – Lieutenant Chad
    Jack Plotnick – Accountant
    Wings Hauser – Man in wheelchair
    Roxane Mesquida – Sheila
    Ethan Cohn – Film buff Ethan
    Charley Koontz – Film buff Charley
    Daniel Quinn – Dad
    Devin Brochu – Son
    Hayley Holmes – Teenager Cindy
    Haley Ramm – Teenager Fiona
    Cecelia Antoinette – Black woman

    Music: Gaspard Augé Quentin Dupieux
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    Plot Outline:

    The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.


    When Robert, an inanimate tire, discovers his destructive telepathic powers, he soon sets his sights on a desert town; in particular, a mysterious woman becomes his obsession.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Audio/visual unsynchronized: When the tire is watching a stock car race, you can hear the cars shifting. Because of the volume of cars on the track you can't hear that sound.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    The story that Christian reads at his mother's funeral is Hans Christian Andersen's "The Nightingale".
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    By casting Mikael Persbrandt, Susanne Bier continues a habit of combining Danish and Swedish actors in her films, see also Rolf Lassgård in Efter brylluppet (2006), Rafael Edholm in Den eneste ene (1999) and Ghita Nørby in Pensionat Oskar (1995), among others.
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    It took just three weeks in Danish cinemas for the film to turn a profit, according to Zentropa.
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