French Immersion

French Immersion

DVD - 2012
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The story of four people from Canada and one New Yorker, who find themselves in a two-week total immersion French program in a remote town in Northern Quebec. The recently opened institute includes a director of discipline with an iron fist and one rule: no English. Students who sneak off to speak a little English quickly find out that everyone in the town is a spy flashing yellow cards that scream 'En Francais!' By the end, neither the students nor the town will be the same.
Publisher: United States : TVA Films, 2012.
Branch Call Number: FRE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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Quebec makes such great films, I wish they would play longer in the local theatres. I had to watch it twice it was so funny ( once with English subtitles and once with the French sub titles)

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ricketur_0
Mar 29, 2016

I think this movie is hilarious and hope my francophone friends would feel the same. Makes fun of everyone, in a great Canadian comedy tradition.

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rlancaster31
Dec 15, 2013

I wanted a light hearted comedy and wasn't disappointed. It was one of those films that is easy to watch.

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dock
Feb 26, 2013

I found this to be a very amusing and quite funny film. It is not meant to be one of the GREAT Quebec films. Lighten up !

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mjayh
Oct 18, 2012

The potential here was wasted. This is painfully bad.

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bibliomutti
Sep 24, 2012

Ron@Ottawa got it right. Just finished watching this film on the weekend.However, in my case, I wasn't disappointed. On its own terms, cheesiness is ok. Plus, after seeing this one, I wanted to go out and hug all my French "brothers". (Don't know what happened to the sisters.) I'm also in Ottawa - our "bilingual" capital.

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Ron@Ottawa
Sep 24, 2012

No this is not one of those films that put Canada on the map as far as the film industry goes. In fact, it is fairly cheesy and not well directed nor acted. A far cry from 'The Decline of the American Empire' and ' C.R.A.Z.Y', which are examples of excellent films from Quebec. Overall, a disappointment to me.

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naturel
Jun 23, 2012

C'est qu├ętaine mais amusant!

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