View Full Version : Another movie ID thread: French American somethingsomething.

09-15-2006, 11:52 PM
I remember hearing about a movie that I've been trying to find and see for a while now, but I can't remember the title and Googling isn't helping. I'm pretty sure it's a French movie, and I think it's a comedy. It's certainly about a Frenchman who has somehow decided that he is actually an American (at least at heart). Unfortunately, the American consulate turns down his immigration application. Obviously, in that great American can-do spirit, he decides to turn his block into a little slice of what he thinks America is like and declare it the 51st state. It continues in that general fashion.

Anyone have any idea what I'm talking about?

09-16-2006, 12:22 AM
Voila! (http://imdb.com/title/tt0381008/) Your description makes it sound kinda interesting, but unfortunately it currently has a 3.5 on IMDB, if you care about that kind of thing...

09-16-2006, 01:04 AM
Yes, there we are. I misremembered the name (as L'American) and couldn't turn it up. Thank you!

The reviews do look pretty bad, even to my very meager French, and I don't think there's a subbed version of the DVD out there. Too bad; apparently some people are trying to offload it for as little as three to five euros, and I don't think I'd mind that too much to satisfy my curiosity.

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