The Shiny Shrimps

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France | 2019 | 103 minutes | Cédric le Gallo, Maxime Govare

September 26, 2019

French Cinema Now 2019

In this dizzy and fizzy comedy, a champion Olympic swimmer who uttered a homophobic slur on national television is forced to coach the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and outrageous water polo team in training for the Gay Games.

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When a champion Olympic swimmer utters a homophobic slur on national television, he is forced to become the reluctant coach of the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and outrageous water polo team in training for the Gay Games in Croatia. Part road-trip saga, part inspirational sports movie, and part celebration of athletes who come in all levels of fabulosity, this dizzy and fizzy comedy reminds us that we're all in the same pool, just trying to stay afloat.

  • Original Language Title: Les crevettes pailletées
  • Director: Cédric le Gallo, Maxime Govare
  • Principal Cast: Nicolas Gob, Alban Lenoir, Michaël Abiteboul, David Baiot, Romain Lancry, Roland Menou, Geoffrey Couet, Romain Brau, Félix Martinez
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 103 minutes
  • Producer: Renaud Chélélékian, Edouard Duprey
  • Screenplay: Cédric Le Gallo, Maxime Govare, Romain Choay
  • Cinematographers: Jérôme Alméras
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes