Starbuck

Director: Ken Scott Year: 2011 Run Time: 104min
Starbuck (2011)

As his girlfriend announces her pregnancy, David Wozniak (Huard), a forty-something slacker, receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination from sperm he donated 21 years earlier, have filed a class action lawsuit against the mysterious “Starbuck,” their biological father.

David’s life is fast falling apart — he’s in trouble with local thugs and owes a lot of money – but his unwitting support network of children, none of whom know who David really is, give him hope to carry on as he visits them in their daily lives.

Full of heart and with tons of laughs, this French Canadian contemporary classic was remade two years later in America under the title of Delivery Man— but with its blockbusting original release, we’d argue you shouldn’t mess with perfect!

Staff Pick:

"It is so good they made an American remake (and failed in comparison)." —Arielle


Director(s):

Ken Scott

Writer(s):

Ken Scott, Martin Petit

Producer(s):

André Rouleau

Cast:

Patrick Huard, Julie LeBreton, Antoine Bertrand

Genre(s):

Comedy, Drama

Language(s):

French

Subtitles:

English, French

Closed Captioning:

French

Region:

Starbuck is filmed and set in Quebec. Ken Scott is from Quebec.

Ratings by Province:

14A Alberta
14A British Columbia
PG Manitoba
14A New Brunswick
14A Newfoundland and Labrador
14A Nova Scotia
14A Northwest Territories
14A Nunavut
14A Ontario
14A Prince Edward Island
G Québec
14A Saskatchewan
14A Yukon