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Pop Redemption (2013)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Music | 5 June 2013 (France)
A black metal band it is about to split up. In their way to one last gig at Hellfest festival an accidental death triggers numerous misadventures to four metalheads.


Martin Le Gall


Mark Eacersall (scenario), Martin Le Gall (scenario) | 4 more credits »


Cast overview, first billed only:
Julien Doré Julien Doré ... Alex
Grégory Gadebois ... JP
Jonathan Cohen Jonathan Cohen ... Pascal
Yacine Belhousse Yacine Belhousse ... Erik
Audrey Fleurot ... Martine Georges
Alexandre Astier ... Chef SR
Délia Espinat-Dief Délia Espinat-Dief ... Julia
Arsène Mosca Arsène Mosca ... Patron Star Club
Christophe Kourotchkine Christophe Kourotchkine ... Commandant Riquenbaquet
Vincent Leenhardt Vincent Leenhardt ... Adjudant Meyer
Julien Renon Julien Renon ... Gendarme Brian
Evelyne Macko Evelyne Macko ... Yue-You
Magali Miniac Magali Miniac ... Michèle
James Rowe James Rowe ... Dozzy Cooper
Philippe Vieux Philippe Vieux ... Animateur Fête de la Fraise
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A black metal band it is about to split up. In their way to one last gig at Hellfest festival an accidental death triggers numerous misadventures to four metalheads.

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Long Winded up to the Middle of the Movie
19 February 2020 | by BreumasterSee all my reviews

It had some potential. But then happened what happens in each second french comedy. French people talk too much and babble nearly each gag to death. While that happens, the timing gets lost and then the gags are not really runners. There was exact 1 Joke I had to laugh out loud, and that was an extremely funny scene with a flying coffin. It had some other scenes that made me grin a little. I think that's too less for a comedy, except it has some other qualities.

'Pop Redemption' is what we call a dramedy, a mix of drama and comedy. While the timing of the comedy parts are lame, the drama parts are a little stronger. Although the dramatic parts get stronger in the last third of playtime, they seem completely implausible by acting and storyplay. A recommendation for music fans and people who don't necessarily need a plausible plot.

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