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Happenstance (2000)  link to Happenstance on IMDb  

Number: 167

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Also known as: Le battement d'ailes du papillon (original title)

Country: France, 90 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Laurent Firode

Cast: Audrey Tautou, Faudel, Eric Savin, Nathalie Besançon, Lysiane Meis

Medium: Unknown,

Plot Outline: Chance, volition, and the large effects of tiny causes swirl through Paris on a single day. A clerk born 11 March 1977 hears her horoscope on the way to work: today she'll meet her true love, but she must be patient. Before the day ends under a full moon, twenty lives intersect time and again in unpredictable, connected ways: a jilted lover holds a souvenir pebble, a stolen coffee maker looks suspicious at a Metro stop, a yellow rain slicker is passed on as a gift, lettuce causes a bicycle accident, a leaf betrays an habitual liar who's just told the truth, and an Algerian waiter, also born 11 March 1977, sees a bug cross a tablecloth. Magical sand from the Sahara is in the air.

Location: 249

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1