After Park Benches and Granny's Funeral, Bruno PodalydÃ¨s returns with a pastoral adventure sparkling with humor and lighthearted charm. Middle-aged company manager Michel loves planes and dreams of life as an airborne explorer. Then one day a photograph stops him dead in his tracks. Kayaks - they could almost be planes, planes without wings. Seized by a sudden crazy impulse, Michel orders the whole package online: canoe, paddles... everything he needs for an expedition. His wife Rachelle encourages him to set out alone on his escapade. So what if he's never rowed... a boat in his life? Adventure is adventure! His big trip on the water turns out to be full of surprises and unexpected encounters: Laetitia, the owner of a riverside bar, her crazy employees, the young waitress Mila - after a night in their company, Michel finds it very hard to leave... [show more]
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Bruno Podalydès writes, directs and stars in this French comedy. 50-year-old Michel (Podalydès) daydreams about flying an airmail plane, believing that going on a dangerous solo run will lead him to discover his true self. He opts, instead, to go on a kayaking journey. Along the way he encounters a few mishaps and meets some eccentric characters.