Toto le Héros (Toto the Hero)
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Former circus performer Jaco Van Dormael made his feature-film directing bow with the Belgian/French/German coproduction Toto Le Héros. The title character is an fictional supersecret agent, idolized by a young boy named Thomas. The lad aspires to become Toto when he grows up; but thanks to a kaleidoscope of flashbacks and flashforwards, we know that he'll end up ordinary and unfulfilled. The film hopscotches between the Three Ages of Thomas: wide-eyed youngster, mediocrity-mired adult, bitter old man. The elder Thomas has never gotten over his childhood traumas and hatreds. He was always… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

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"An audacious Belgian film with a creative exploration of the primal role of fantasy in our lives"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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