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      Le fils à Jo

      2011 1h 37m Comedy Drama List
      Reviews 42% Audience Score 100+ Ratings Jo Canavaro tries to make his son enjoy rugby. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Simon Foster sbs.com.au First-time director Philippe Guillard's Jo's Boy is a sweet and unashamedly sentimental lark of little consequence. Mar 1, 2012 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Presented at the Virginia French Film Festival as a "simple" movie, with a rather straightforward scenario and simple direction, Le fils à Jo transcends the television screen for which it was originally made and finds itself belonging firmly on the silver screen. Indeed, simple but very much a story of the complexities of life which in it of itself is not all that simple. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Audience Member It's good to see a bad French movie once in a while just to get some perspective. Nothing really terrible about this movie. Just that it's cliched, contrived, vacuous, banal and sentimental, very much like the cheap English comedies like Billy Elliot or Brassed Off. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Audience Member Philippe Guillard... excellent Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member Un film assez mineur si on ne comptait que le côté technique de l'oeuvre (montage, effets, musique, plans...). Mais là où Le Fils à Jo surprend, c'est bien par ses acteurs, tout simplement impeccables; ainsi que par son humour qui fuse durant toute la durée du film. Une bien bonne surprise! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member film gentillet pas naze pour un premier essai mais trop pathos pour etre credible Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member Impossible d'etre honnete pour le coup, tant le gars Guillard impose la sympathie et son casting recele de grands moments de bonheur (pour ceux qui connaissent le rugby, le vrai de vrai Christophe Porcu joue dans le film! et il y a plein d'autres surprises) L'histoire est bourree de cliches et de bons sentiments mais filme sans pretention et avec surtout beaucoup d'humanisme. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Jo Canavaro tries to make his son enjoy rugby.
      Director
      Philippe Guillard
      Producer
      Cyril Colbeau-Justin, Jean-Baptiste Dupont, Olivier Marchal
      Screenwriter
      Philippe Guillard
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      French (France)
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 8, 2019
      Runtime
      1h 37m
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