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The story of a troubled relationship festering between two couples: young Alain Getty (Laurent Lucas), a home automation engineer, and his wife, sweet Bénédicte (Charlotte Gainsbourg); and middle-aged Ándre (Richard Pollock), Alain`s boss, who is married to the mysterious Alice (Charlotte Rampling). The encounter does not leave the young couple`s harmony unscathed. The discovery of a mysterious rodent`s corpse blocking the waste pipe of their kitchen sink does nothing to help and portends the bursting of irrationality into a hitherto orderly life.

LEMMING was a selection in the Cannes Film Festival and the Telluride Film Festival, 2005.

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DirectorDominik Moll
DVD Release Date:  August 15, 2006
Runtime:  129 minutes
Studio:  Strand Releasing
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Nightmares have never been so decidedly well scripted as in LEMMING, another bizarre creation by French director Dominik Moll ('Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien', 'Intimité', 'Le Gynécologue et sa secrétaire') and writer Gilles Marchand ('Feux rouges', 'Qui a tué Bambi?', 'Bon voyage', 'Les Âmes câlines', 'Joyeux Noël'). As played by a superlative quartet of actors - Charlotte Rampling, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Laurent Lucas, and André Dussollier - the film is no easy path to follow but one that …
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