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Viper in the Fist (Vipere Au Poing)

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Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 6, 2004
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Catherine Frot, Jacques Villeret, Jules Sitruk, Cherie Lunghi, Hannah Taylor-Gordon
Director:Philippe de Broca
Producer:Philippe Liégeois, Jean-Michel Rey
Writer:Philippe de Broca
Distributor:Rézo Films

Web Site: http://www.vipereaupoing.com/

Description: 1920. Jean Rezeau and his elder brother live happily on the family estate in Brittany until their grandmother's death brings their parents back from Indochina. Their mother, a worthy descendant of fairy-tale witches, takes control of the estate. Her husband makes little protest as he is more interested in collecting insects than bringing up his children. Under their mother's house rule, the boys endure endless bullying and punishments until finally Jean chooses to rebel. He rallies his brother against this mother and fills the household with an atmosphere of comical but vicious civil war. Jean stands firm to the end. Hate makes him grow, as love does for others.

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