HOW TO CONQUER AMERICA IN ONE NIGHT

HOW TO CONQUER AMERICA IN ONE NIGHT

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HOW TO CONQUER AMERICA IN ONE NIGHT 

DIRECTED BY DANY LAFERRIERE  
CANADA AND HAITI / 2004 / FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITILES / 96 MIN

SYNOPSIS

Newly arrived in Montréal, and determined to conquer North America by charming blond-haired women, Gégé, a Haitian in his thirties, lands up at Fanfan's - his nostalgic uncle who has given up poetry for a good old taxicab and dreams of returning to his homeland. Over the course of one night filled with humor and friendship -- highlighted by a party attended by twins Andrée and Denise, two Quebecers with contrasting charms -- the two fun-loving guys take stock of their lives, memories and fantasies. Meanwhile, on television, various celebrities draw up a comic portrait of North American society.

"A shrewd, funny, humane and very well-written and acted comedy from Haitian-born Montreal writer Dany Laferriere (author of "How To Make Love To a Negro Without Getting Tired" and "On the Verge of a Fever"), who makes a lively directorial debut with this comic-dramatic tale." ~ Michael Wilmington - Chicago Tribune

 

DIRECTOR AND CAST

Director: Dany Laferriere
Starring: Michel Mpambara
Starring: Maka Kotto
Starring: Sonia Vachon
 

GENRES

  • Romantic Comedy
  • Bonus DVD: On the Verge of Fever