With a Friend Like Harry
With a Friend Like Harry ★★★ Harry, He's Here to Help; Harry, un Ami Qui Vous Veut du Bien; Harry, A Friend Who Wishes You Well 2000 (R)
Twisted, surprisingly funny black comedy about a sociopath. Michel (Lucas), wife Claire (Seigner), and their three young daughters have embarked on the vacation from hell as they head to their summer home. At a rest stop, Michel happens to meet Harry (Lopez), a high school acquaintance who remembers Michel very well. Before they know it, Claire and Michel are sharing their farmhouse with Harry and his sexy girlfriend, the aptly named Plum (Guillemin). Harry's a very, very generous (if off-kilter) guy—in fact, he'll do anything to make Michel's life better, even kill. French with subtitles. 117m/C VHS, DVD . FR Sergi Lopez, Laurent Lucas, Mathilde Seigner, Sophie Guillemin; D: Dominik Moll; W: Dominik Moll, Gilles Marchand; C: Mathieu Poirot-Delpech; M: David Whitaker. Cesar ‘01: Actor (Lopez), Director (Moll), Film Editing, Sound.