Camping 2

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  • 2010
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 4.4  (1,460)

Camping 2 is a French film from 2010 that follows the hilarious and heartwarming escapades of a group of vacationers at a campsite in the south of France. The movie is a sequel to Camping, but stands alone as a unique and enjoyable film. The main character is Michel Saint-Josse, played by Franck Dubosc, an uptight businessman who is determined to make his summer vacation with his wife and children absolutely perfect. Michel is a bit of a control freak, and his family members are constantly exasperated by his need to plan every aspect of their holiday. He has reserved a luxurious mobile home for their stay, and is confident that his meticulous planning will ensure a relaxing and enjoyable time for all.

However, things quickly go awry when Michel's obnoxious and uninhibited sister-in-law, Marie-Pierre, decides to join them. Played by Mathilde Seigner, Marie-Pierre is the complete opposite of Michel - she is loud, spontaneous, and always looking for a good time. Marie-Pierre's arrival throws a wrench into Michel's carefully planned vacation, and he quickly becomes overwhelmed with stress and frustration.

As the days go on, Michel and his family meet a variety of other campsite residents, each with their own quirks and personalities. There is the boisterous and enthusiastic Patrick Chirac (played by Gérard Lanvin), who is also a returning character from the first film. Patrick is an old friend of Michel's, but the two have very different ideas about how to spend their vacation. Patrick is more interested in partying and chasing after women, while Michel just wants to relax and enjoy some quality time with his family.

Other memorable characters include the grumpy and opinionated Victor (played by Claude Brasseur), who is constantly complaining about everything, and the sweet and innocent Juliette (played by Mylène Demongeot), whom Michel's teenage son falls head over heels for.

Throughout the course of the movie, the various characters get into all sorts of amusing situations and mishaps. They go on wild boar hunts and drunken binges, sing karaoke, play petanque, and generally let loose in ways that Michel never thought possible. Meanwhile, Michel must learn to roll with the punches and embrace the chaos if he wants to salvage his vacation and his relationship with his family.

Camping 2 is a delightful comedy that combines absurd humor with touching moments of family drama. The acting is superb, with each character bringing their own unique flair to the story. Franck Dubosc is particularly impressive as Michel, perfectly capturing the character's uptight demeanor while also showing his vulnerable side. Mathilde Seigner is a standout as well, infusing Marie-Pierre with a hilarious and infectious energy.

The film is also visually stunning, with gorgeous shots of the French countryside and the bustling campsite. The soundtrack, featuring a mix of classic French tunes and modern pop hits, perfectly complements the action onscreen.

Overall, Camping 2 is a must-see film for anyone who enjoys lighthearted comedies with heart. Whether you're a fan of the first Camping movie or new to the series, you're sure to find plenty to love in this delightful summer romp.

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    1 hr 39 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    4.4  (1,460)