over 8 years
Fun French comedy with lots of wacky characters.
Mammuth is a 2010 French drama film directed by Benoît Delépine and Gustave de Kervern. It was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival.
A slaughterhouse worker, Serge Pilardosse (Depardieu), retires from the job he has held for many years. His colleagues throw him an impromptu party and give him a gift. Once home he begins to quickly become restless before his wife persuades him to go and see about claiming a pension. At the pensions office he discovers that even though he has never missed a day's work for illness, nor been unemployed, he cannot claim a pension due to a few gaps in his pensions history. He goes home where his wife persuades him to use his old motorbike to go and search for the missing papers so that the pensions claim can be processed. He goes to his garage where he takes the sheet off a motorbike, revealing it to be a Münch Mammut, from which he gets his nickname "Mammuth", and leaves on his journey to collect the documents he...