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      Poltergay

      2006 1h 33m Comedy Fantasy Horror List
      60% Tomatometer 5 Reviews 40% Audience Score 500+ Ratings Marc and Emma move into a new house but have no idea that their basement was a gay nightclub. To make matters worse, the club was destroyed by fire, and now the house is haunted by the ghosts of five gay clubbers. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Jay Weissberg Variety Every bit as silly as its title would suggest, Poltergay offers sporadic laughs and plenty of groans. May 8, 2007 Full Review Simon Foster sbs.com.au Poltergay manages to find a winning, fun-loving balance that should satisfy open-minded straight viewers and the gay audience in equal measure. Aug 9, 2010 Full Review David Nusair Reel Film Reviews ...one consequently can't help but wonder if something's gotten lost in the translation. Rated: 2/4 Apr 6, 2008 Full Review Rich Cline Shadows on the Wall One of those sniggering French farces that implies a lot of naughtiness but doesn't deliver much. On the other hand, it is rather a lot of fun. Rated: 3/5 Oct 11, 2007 Full Review Boyd van Hoeij european-films.net Wastes a potentially brilliant premise for a cult classic with pedestrian execution, lame jokes and sequins instead of character development. Feb 7, 2007 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member It was a fun, festive and campy movie that provided lots of laughter and giggles from those of us who enjoyed it! Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/01/23 Full Review Audience Member Extremely charming, it has found its own way. The end is very lovely indeed. Very different to what I've seen before and I love it! Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Audience Member thought this would be terrible but infact its quite sweet. Got funnier once the ghosts began to help MArc Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/31/23 Full Review Audience Member comédie anecdotique mais sympathique Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/12/23 Full Review Audience Member Emma and Marc, two young lovers, move into a house which has been uninhabited for thirty years. What they don't know is that in 1979, in a cave under the house, there was a gay disco, which burned down when a foam machine short-circuited, and five bodies were never found. Today, the house is haunted by five gay ghosts. However, only Marc is able to see them, and his visions drive Emma away. The ghosts, touched by Marc's problems, do everything in their power to help him get his girl back. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Audience Member For a ridiculous, high-concept comedy... this still isn't good enough. <i>Poltergay</i> has good intentions, but I don't appreciate the way <b>all five</b> gay (ghost) characters are camp, mincing fairies, who all love interior decorating, makeovers and ironing. What a demonstration of diversity! This would be bad enough, but the comedy is rarely funny, the story makes light of serious issues and the film doesn't even have internal logic and there are a couple of giant plot holes. It's quite sweet in parts and Clovis Comillac is a decent lead (though none of the other actors make an impression), and the overall message is a positive one... but it doesn't succeed as a comedy, or a drama, and certainly not a horror, and the gimmick gets tiring after 20 minutes. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 01/22/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Marc and Emma move into a new house but have no idea that their basement was a gay nightclub. To make matters worse, the club was destroyed by fire, and now the house is haunted by the ghosts of five gay clubbers.
      Director
      Eric Lavaine
      Producer
      Fabio Conversi, François Cornuau, Vincent Roget
      Screenwriter
      Eric Lavaine, Héctor Cabello Reyes
      Production Co
      M6 Métropole Télévision, Baba Films, TF1 International, M6 Films, Same Player
      Genre
      Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
      Original Language
      French (Canada)
      Rerelease Date (Theaters)
      Jun 7, 2007
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 17, 2017
      Runtime
      1h 33m
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