The Bare Necessity

Perdrix (v.o.f.)

  • Release Date: July 17, 2020 (limited)
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

  • Director: Erwan Le Duc
  • Producer(s): Alexis Dulguerian, Stéphanie Bermann
  • Writer(s): Erwan Le Duc
  • Studio: FunFilm
  • Length: 1h 39m | Classification: G
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In a village in the Vosges region of France, Pierre Perdrix, captain of the gendarmerie, is caught off guard when Juliette Webb, a cheeky and enigmatic young woman, reports that a nudist has stolen her car. Unimpressed by Perdrix's casual attitude, Juliette invites herself into his house for supper. Charmed by this invasive stranger, Perdrix introduces her to his tight-knit family: his widowed mother, his earthworm specialist brother and his niece, a table tennis fan. As the days go by, searches for the car don’t turn anything up, but a fragile friendship forms between these two very different people.


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