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Crustacés et coquillages

Director : Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau
Production year : 2004
Nationality : France

It is summertime. For the first time, Marc is taking his wife Beatrix and their two kids to the Mediterranean coast, in the house where he spent his vacations as a teenager. There is a cold wind blowing. The sea is not inviting and the boiler in the old villa looks incapable of providing everyone with the nice hot showers they need. The plumbing problems, the lack of a cell phone network and an excessive intake of seafood produce a series of mix-ups and misunderstandings that get the doors slamming. From lies to pretense, from calculated coincidences to happy accidents, from misunderstandings to mussels, clams and oysters, desires intensify and everyone's sexual destiny swerves off on an unexpected path. Bring on next summer?

Crustacés et coquillages
Europa Cinemas Label

Release Dates

Country Release date Local title
United Kingdom 2006/04/14 Cockles and Muscles
Germany 2005/07/21 Meeresfrüchte
Belgium 2005/06/29 Crustacés & Coquillages
France 2005/03/30 Crustacés et coquillages
France 2005/03/23 Crustacés & Coquillages
Europe Crustacés & Coquillages
Denmark Mariscos Beach

Circulation of the film in the network until 2021

216 Number of cinemas
16 Number of countries

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