|Genre: Comedy, Gay/Lesbian, Experimental, Satire, Scams And Cons|
Plot: It's all about perception…
Francois Pignon (Daniel Auteuil, The Widow of Saint-Pierre) leads an uncomplicated, complacent and quiet existence. Due to his severe case of "boring," his wife leaves him and his seventeen-year-old son abandons him. Pignon has little left to sustain himself except his accounting job at a condom factory. Until one day he accidentally discovers he is going to be fired, because his employers have grown tired of him as well.
Desperate for a solution, Pignon looks to his neighbor Belone (Michel Aumont), a retired corporate psychologist, for help. Together, they devise an outrageous scheme to solve his problem: Pignon will come out of a closet he never went into, and start a rumor that will have his entire corporation thinking he’s gay.
Due to this "surprising revelation," the new, mysterious Pignon suddenly intrigues his employer. Now he is a straight man pretending to live a gay life, entrenched in a comedy of errors, and finding his new persona is affecting everyone in his world. For the first time in his life, Francois Pignon is coming alive. -- © 2001 Miramax
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| Written by|
The Birdcage, Fathers' Day, The Man with One Red Shoe
| Music By|
The Dinner Game, Diva, The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob