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The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge is a canadien film of genre Drama directed by Philippe Falardeau with Paul Ahmarani

The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (2000)

The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge
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Length 1h30
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Genres Drama,    Comedy
Rating69% 3.4870653.4870653.4870653.4870653.487065

La Moitié gauche du frigo est un film québécois de Philippe Falardeau produit en 2000.


Stéphane est un militant social, formé dans le domaine du théâtre. Christophe est un ingénieur au chômage. Les deux amis sont colocataires. Ils s’engagent tous deux dans la création d’un documentaire sur l’emploi. Christophe accepte que son ami filme ses démarches jusqu’à ce qu’il trouve du travail. L’entreprise éprouvera sérieusement leur amitié. La caméra vidéo de Stéphane suit Christophe à chaque entrevue d’embauche, dans les séminaires de formation à la recherche d’emploi et dans les rencontres avec les conseillers en placement. Stéphane obtient les moyens financiers de s’adjoindre une équipe technique. Plus l’espoir de Christophe diminue, plus le tournage s’étire en longueur en n’épargnant aucune sphère de sa vie de chômeur. Son flirt avec une caissière, ses loisirs et même son sommeil, tout est filmé. Pour Stéphane, dorénavant intéressé par les congédiements massifs, la sous-traitance et les intérêts égoïstes des compagnies, le projet limité au début devient un tremplin politique qui finit par nuire à la recherche d’emploi de son ami.


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