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1981

Directed by Ricardo Trogi
  • YEAR 8 - FILM 8 / 
  • Canada / 
  • 2009 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 102 min
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1981 DVD & Online Streaming
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DVD $14.95
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DVD $24.95
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"This is a film that belongs on your 'Must-See' list if you were ever 11 years old and made it to adulthood!"
– Cynthia Corral, Cinequest

Synopsis

This cheeky, coming-of-age comedy tells the story of 11-year-old Ricardo, who struggles to fit in at his new school in 1981. With a flare for inventiveness and a desperate desire to impress his classmates, Ricardo weaves a web of untruths, which he must carefully maintain to keep up appearances for his new friends. But when reality finally catches up with him, Ricardo is forced to come to terms with his true self.

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Jeff in Seattle - Customer Review
Funny and enjoyable! I was around Ricardo's age in 1981. It was definitely nostalgic for me. Isn't the moral obvious? Materialism corrupts! Anyone looking for a delightful comedy shouldn't pass over 1981.

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Ricardo (Jean-Carl Boucher) and friends
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Ricardo (Jean-Carl Boucher) and a friend ride through the woods
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Ricardo (Jean-Carl Boucher) and his father.
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Claudette (Sandrine Bisson)
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Ricardo (Jean-Carl Boucher) and Nadia (Rose Adam)
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Ricardo (Jean-Carl Boucher) and his parents celebrate
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