Florent (Dupire) and his wife Elise (Spaziani) always had one dream: to own a restaurant. When they meet a strange old man, Egon Ratablavasky (Carmet), their dream becomes a reality, but only to quickly turn into a nightmare when they sadly discover they have been tricked by him and lose everything.
Restaurant scenes were set in and shot at La Binerie Mont-Royal.
Genie Award for Best Music Score - Won - François Dompierre
Genie Award for Best Achievement in Direction - Nominated - Jean Beaudin
Genie Award for Best Achievement in Sound Editing - Nominated - Serge Viau, Paul Dion
Genie Award for Best Motion Picture - Nominated - Justine Héroux
Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominated - Serge Dupire
Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominated - Monique Spaziani
Genie Award for Best Screenplay - Nominated - Lise Lemay-Rousseau
Montreal World Film Festival Jury Prize - Won - Jean Beaudin (Tied with On ne meurt que 2 fois)
Montreal World Film Festival Most Popular Film - Won - Jean Beaudin