If you do like the movie, please check out the book (and also other titles by Vian). Don’t want to generalize too much but if you like movies by Terry Gilliams you. Froth on the Daydream is a novel by French author Boris Vian. Though told as a linear narrative, the novel employs surrealism and contains multiple plot. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

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There are three English translation of this book from what i can tell.

The effects in this started out as distracting. It is widely believed that Chloe’s illness is a metaphor for cancer and terminal illness.

I’m not sure why I insisted on finishing this, but I did. Lq should probably add that the version we showed at our local art-house-cinema was the 94 minute version. To save her, Colin discovers the only cure espua to surround Chloe with a never-ending supply of fresh flowers.

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Over the years, the novel has received mostly positive reviews and is considered to be one of Vian’s best works. A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation. Add the first question. Their whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloe; a flower begins to grow in her lungs.

Generously, Colin bequeaths a quarter of his fortune to Chick and Alyssum so they too may marry despite the former’s reluctance to do so.

For me the book was just pages written with text, some characters, events, but really disgusting fantasy of the author. As Chloe’s disease progresses, the apartments of Colin, Chick, and Nicholas all begin to decay, and Nicholas suddenly ages years in a single week.


Boris Vian embodies everything Americans find reprehensible about the French in a single human being. Visit Prime Video to explore more titles.

It is so bad I don’t know – what to say about it. However, her recovery is short-lived, and she faints during a shopping trip and her coughing fits return. All I do know is that I barely made it through this one and my interest isn’t exactly piqued for a longer sit.

I should probably stop now. A failed attempt at surrealism? Trivia This film is based on sias novel written by the famous French writer Boris Vian, who was a jazz music passionate and also a singer.

La espuma de los días by Boris Vian (1 star ratings)

Use the HTML below. And by that time I was way beyond even caring. Upon returning home, Chloe begins to feel better. One of the main plot lines concerns a newlywed man whose wife develops a rare and bizarre illness that can only be treated by surrounding her with flowers.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Je vais le jeter dans la rue ce livre. Edit Details Official Sites: La schiuma dei giorni di Boris Vian 1 9 Nov 09, I couldn’t keep focus at expuma reading itself.

Meanwhile, Chick’s obsession with a philosopher, Jean-Pulse Heartre, causes him to spend all his money, effort and attention on collecting Heartre’s literature.

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Froth on the Daydream French: During the honeymoon, Chloe falls ill with a mysterious disease that primarily consists of coughing and chest pain, and she and Colin are forced to end their trip early. Making my brain go WTF did someone put in my soft-drink? Paperbackpages. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! I love strange movies, but apart from Eternal Sunshine, Gondry has been more miss than hit for me.


ChloeColinAliseChick. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. El final fue bueno pero no excelente. Not because it is so good that nothing can be said. Luis Sastre Cid Translator. Alternate Versions A shorter version than the minutes original cut has been released in some countries, included France. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Vjan duchesse de Bovouard Mathieu Paulus Retrieved on March 6, Colin’s copious spending duas Chloe’s treatment and his relentless job search for more money represent the financial struggle many families face with paying for their vias ones’ treatments and medical bills.

Je to jak Gatsby. Or maybe they cut out 30 min of tedium. Audible Download Audio Books. Following its debut in France, Froth on the Daydream received little notice in the press and underperformed in sales. Froth on the Daydream has been adapted into three feature films, two music albums, and an opera. But it was actually an absurd book, sad and also simplifying. There wasn’t even any particular setbacks for anyone until Chloe started to faint.