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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: AV474
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • UPC: 760137113300
  • Street Date: 11/08/22
  • PreBook Date: 10/04/22
  • Label: Arrow Video »
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run Time: 73 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 2022
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot:
  • Territory: US
  • Language: French

 

Cast & Crew

  • Actors:
  •       Alain Chabat
  •       Léa Drucker
  •       Benoît Magimel
  • Director: Quentin Dupieux

 

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Incredible But True

Alain and Marie moved to the house of their dreams, but the real estate agent warned them: what is in the basement may change their lives forever.

Incredible But True
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Quirky, deadpan humor, an absurdist eye for French social etiquette and a keen sense of the folly of existence are among the hallmarks of the oddball comedies of director Quentin Dupieux (Rubber, Deerskin), and Incredible But True is no different. The film has been described as "a fun little trinket that unmistakably comes from Dupieux's far-out perspective" (Jessica Kiang, Variety) and "a film with something of Charlie Kaufman or Spike Jonze" (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian). Alain (Alain Chabat, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) and Marie (Léa Drucker, War of the Worlds) are a middle-aged bourgeois couple who move to their new house in a quiet suburb. A key feature of their new abode that the estate agent points out to them is a mysterious tunnel in the basement. Little do they realise that it will turn their lives upside down... Incredible But True is an inventive and nimble tale that perfectly showcases the singular and eccentric vision that has made Dupieux the most exciting director working in France today.

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Bonus Materials

  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation
  • Original 5.1 DTS-HD MA surround audio and optional lossless stereo audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Cast and director Interviews with Alain Chabat, Benoît Magimel and Quentin Dupieux
  • Upside Down, Inside Out, An Appreciation of the Films of Quentin Dupieux by critic Elena Lazic
  • Trailer gallery
  • Reversible sleeve featuring two choices of artwork
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collectors' booklet featuring new writing on the film by Anton Bitel and interviews with the cast, and reversible poster featuring two choices of artwork

Sales Points

  • For fans of Michel Gondry, Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze
  • Léa Drucker's latest starring role won the Grand Prize at Cannes 2022

Press Quotes

This is a highly original, kind of insane and surprisingly thoughtful movie

     —Alain Elliott, Nerdly

An absurdist comedy featuring a life-altering basement time-portal and a man with a three-speed robot penis

     —Lou Thomas, Sight & Sound

Quentin Dupieux's mind is a veritable factory of cinematic absurdism

     —Mark Hanson, Slant Magazine

Giddy comedy about middle-aged house hunters who find more in a bargain buy than anyone but director Quentin Dupieux could have dreamed

     —Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Incredible But True sees gonzo filmmaker Quentin Dupieux delivering another wholly unique and worthwhile movie-watching experience.

     —Jon Mendelsohn, CBR

A testament to how [Quentin Dupieux] remains one of the most creative voices in French cinema

     —Marco Vito Oddo, Collider

This is a loopy lament for all the little bits of life we had to set aside just for a moment, only to never find again

     —Jessica Kiang, Variety

Dishing out another high-concept, low-fi cult comedy that could only emerge from a brain as deranged as his own, Quentin Dupieux's Incredible But True is a worthy addition to a canon that keeps getting weirder with each film

     —Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

Incredible but True is a surprisingly thoughtful effort that mixes and matches from 'Being John Malkovich' to 'Click' as it tackles middle-age malaise... a real gem

     —Ben Croll, IndieWire

a 74-minute spoof of our cultural obsession for eternal youth that plumbs surprising emotional depths.

     —GREG WALTON, Movieline Online

Incredible But True should appeal to those with quirky sensibilities

     —JEFFREY KAUFFMAN, Blu-ray.com

There is so much to love about this absurdist picture and a healthy number of bonuses will surely leave audiences salivating at this release.

     —JUSTIN WALDMAN, Elements of Madness

amusing French fantasy-drama

     —PAUL GAITA, The LA Beat

Incredible But True is a charming and bizarre film that will remind viewers of the dangers of an unnecessary home accessory.

     —JOE COREY, Inside Pulse

  

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