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Suicide Shop, The

Original title: magasin des suicides, Le
German title: Suicide Shop, The
France, Belgium, Canada, 2012

Director: Leconte, Patrice
Production company: La Petite Reine, Diabolo Films, Caramel Films
Co-producers: Entre Chien et Loup, RTBF, ARP Selection
Age recommendation: 12 years and up

Synopsis:
The Suicide Shop is a family business which, for generations, has provided suicide-prone people with paraphernalia like poison, snares and guns. When the owners of the store have their third child and it turns out to be a cheerful and cute little thing, business turns bad.

Comments:
In this merrily malignant animated musical from celebrated filmmaker Patrice Leconte, a family in the business of giving the business to people wanting to end it all are faced with a dreadful dilemma: their son and heir is incurably cheerful, optimistic and life-loving. Kids today!
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Festivals:
Toronto IFF 2012, BUFF Malmö 2013, Nomination for the European Young Audience Award 2013, BUFF Malmö 2013, Buster Copenhagen 2013

World sales address/es:
Wild Bunch (F)