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Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis Welcome to the Land of the Shtis

France 2008
106 MIN
Starring: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoé Félix
Directed by: Dany Boon
Language: French with Arabic subtitle

In a desperate attempt to appease his unhappy wife with a transfer to the French Riviera, Philippe Abrams instead gets sent to the middle of nowhere. The town of Bergues to be exact, in a remote corner of northern France called the Pas de Calais. Here the locals have their own way of doing things, and saying things. The townspeople speak a dialect called Ch'ti, which to Philippe's ears is little more than gibberish. At first, Philippe has trouble understanding what anyone has to say, let alone being able to make any friends. But as the rural eccentrics gradually worm their way into his affections, he comes to appreciate the gentle pace of life in his new home.

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