When art student Ben is dumped by Suzy, he develops insomnia, and starts working the night shift at a supermarket. There he meets colorful characters, who all deal differently with the boredom. Ben imagines he can stop time, appreciating the beauty of the frozen world, and especially cashier Sharon.
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I personally found this film quite good -- It does have the sentiment of most generally 2D romance comedies out there, which define the genre. But the premise of the film is unique and interesting. It was surprisingly well-filmed too, which always has an added appeal. And the soundtrack was fitting and nice. All in all, a great, quirky little film that's well worth the watch.
I had heard all the talk that this was garbage, terrible and so on. Honestly I was hooked within the first minute or so, really nice film throughout and I was so glad that I stopped putting off ordering the DVD. Highly reccomended.
Même si le sujet est des plus communs et des plus filmés ("rupture amoureuse apportant du malheur, puis à nouveau renaissance à la vie") on salue avec conviction l'originalité du traitement cinématographique et l'excellence de l'interprétation jusqu'aux seconds rôles campés avec brio et naturel... www.cinefiches.com