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Little Nicholas (2009)

Le petit Nicolas (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Family | 30 September 2009 (France)
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Nicholas has every reason to keep things in life unchanged; however, when he accidentally overhears mum and dad talking about a new baby brother, his world will turn upside down. Will they abandon him to make room for the little stranger?

Director:

Laurent Tirard

Writers:

Laurent Tirard (screenplay), Grégoire Vigneron (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maxime Godart ... Nicolas
Vincent Claude ... Alceste
Charles Vaillant Charles Vaillant ... Geoffroy
Victor Carles Victor Carles ... Clotaire
Benjamin Averty Benjamin Averty ... Eudes
Germain Petit Damico ... Rufus
Damien Ferdel Damien Ferdel ... Agnan
Virgile Tirard Virgile Tirard ... Joachim
Elisa Heusch Elisa Heusch ... Marie-Edwige
Valérie Lemercier ... La mère de Nicolas
Kad Merad ... Le père de Nicolas
Sandrine Kiberlain ... La maîtresse
François-Xavier Demaison ... Le bouillon
Michel Duchaussoy ... Le directeur
Daniel Prévost ... M. Moucheboume
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Storyline

Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change forever, his mother is pregnant! He panics and envisions the worst. Written by Anonymous

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Going Back To School Is Great!

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

30 September 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Nicholas See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,489,321
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of the books in Nicolas' room is an abridged version of 'Treasure Island' by Robert Louis Stevenson. See more »

Goofs

Plastic garbage bags only became widespread in the mid '70s. In the late '50s and early '60s, garbage was directly put in large metal bins and taken to the curb on collection days. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the production companies involved, the opening credits only continue after a seven-minute introduction of the main and supporting characters. See more »

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References Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) See more »

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Moonlight Magic
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So Sweet
9 October 2013 | by zxy-evonneSee all my reviews

I didn't watch lots of movies, but this is the sweetest movie I've ever seen. The whole story is about love among parents and kids, teachers and kids, and love between kids, parents, friends. It touches the tenderest part of my heart.

Every kid should be decently raised up that way. Your parents love you, but won't spoil you. Your teacher care about you, but won't push you too hard. Your friends support you, though sometimes they envy you, you always cover each others' ass, and have fun together no matter how stupid it looks like.

Despite the setting is in an old France that I don't know much about, the story would fits in any period of human history (except for war times). The sweet love, awkward moments, unnecessary worries, war between teachers and students together composed a harmonious symphony.


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