Paris-Tombuctu


1h 50m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Discovering he is impotent, a Parisian plastic surgeon steals a bicycle with the words 'Paris-Timbuktu' painted on it and decides to ride it south into Africa, so that he can kill himself on the millennium. Waylayed on his way there, he ends up stuck in a small Spanish town, living with two eccentri

Film Details

Also Known As
Paris-Timbuktu
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE)
Distribution Company
Alfa Films; United International Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Discovering he is impotent, a Parisian plastic surgeon steals a bicycle with the words 'Paris-Timbuktu' painted on it and decides to ride it south into Africa, so that he can kill himself on the millennium. Waylayed on his way there, he ends up stuck in a small Spanish town, living with two eccentric sisters. Soon the town's charms have won him over and he begins to feel at home with the colorful locals.

Film Details

Also Known As
Paris-Timbuktu
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE)
Distribution Company
Alfa Films; United International Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1999 Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor (Juan Diego).

Released in United States 1999

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (World Greats) August 27 - September 6, 1999.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (World Greats) August 27 - September 6, 1999.)