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A La Mode There are two types of people in the world: the kind who think there could never be enough saucy French coming-of-age comedies, and the rest of us. If...A La ModeForeign Language, ComedyR There are two types of people in the world: the kind who think there could never be enough saucy French coming-of-age comedies, and the rest of us. If...1995-02-03
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A La Mode

Genre: Foreign Language, Comedy; Starring: Jean Yanne, Ken Higelin; Status: In Season; MPAA Rating: R

There are two types of people in the world: the kind who think there could never be enough saucy French coming-of-age comedies, and the rest of us. If you’re not a fan of said genre, A La Mode’s definitely not your glass of Beaujolais, because it pretty much goes by the book. Teenage Fausto (Higelin) finds best friend in an orphanage who can fart Beethoven’s Fifth; boys are adopted by loving parents in rustic French town; Fausto falls in love with sassy blue-collar beauty (Florence Darel). The only new wrinkle: Fausto happens to have a natural flair for creating outlandish fashions in his new ) dad’s tailor shop. Occasionally touching and funny but aren’t they all? B-

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