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Cough Therapy

France, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Fiction)

Director: Jean-Philippe Laraque

In this twisted comedy, a man coughs when he hears certain words (family, birthday, formica). Another man decides to cure him. He sets up a series of bizarre scenarios to achieve his goal, no matter what.

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