Un crabe dans la tête (Soft Shell Man)
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Un crabe dans la tête (Soft Shell Man)
Quebec cinematographer turned filmmaker Andre Turpin directs this character study about one man's ability to charm and inability to face the truth. The film revolves around Alex (David La Haye), an acclaimed underwater photographer who is in demand around the world. When a diving accident results in a brain injury, he is forced to dry his flippers in Montreal. Though a relative stranger to the town, he quickly charms himself into the lives of an egocentric businessman, a neurotic drug pusher, and his friend's deaf girlfriend. Yet, slowly his personality is shifting as a result of the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Absorbing character study by André Turpin."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"Drug abuse, infidelity and death aren't usually comedy fare, but Turpin's film allows us to chuckle through the angst."
‑ Merle Bertrand, Film Threat
"Sweet and sly."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"One of those energetic surprises, an original that pleases almost everyone who sees it."
‑ Bruce Kirkland, Jam! Movies
"...it's somewhat refreshing to watch a Canadian movie that's about normal people pursuing romantic relationships."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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