History Film / Delicatessen

16th Sep '16 1:46:39 PM IshiMatsu615
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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: [[spoiler: after getting the Australian lodged in his forehead when he attempted to throw it at Louison, Clapet staggers for a couple minutes--bewildered but not obviously in pain--asking those present if he has something stuck in his head.]]

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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: [[spoiler: after After getting the Australian lodged in his forehead when he attempted to throw it at Louison, Clapet staggers for a couple minutes--bewildered but not obviously in pain--asking those present if he has something stuck in his head.]]
4th May '16 7:31:13 PM TheBigBopper
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* PrecisionGuidedBoomerang: The Australian.

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* PrecisionGuidedBoomerang: The Australian.Australian, a bizarrely designed throwing knife that returns to it's thrower without fail.
15th Jan '16 10:31:15 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ThePlace
4th Aug '15 4:58:30 PM Adept
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* FrogsAndToads: The Frog man lives in an apartment filled with water up to his ankles, where frogs frolic about and snails cover everything else. They seem to be his food source.
11th May '15 9:00:05 PM TheBigBopper
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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: [[spoiler: after getting the Australian lodged in his forehead when he attempted to throw it at Louison, Clapet staggers for a couple minutes--bewildered but not obviously in pain--asking those present if he has something stuck in his head.]]
8th May '15 7:34:17 PM TheBigBopper
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* FrogsAndToads: The Frog man lives in an apartment filled with water up to his ankles, where frogs frolic about and snails cover everything else. They seem to be his food source.
8th May '15 7:23:56 PM TheBigBopper
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* AirVentPassageway: The Troglodistes use suction cups to climb up the ducts of the apartment, running into some problems as they do so.


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* AxCrazy: Clapet
8th May '15 7:11:17 PM TheBigBopper
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* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: When Mademoiselle Plusse is accidentally kidnapped by the Troglodistes instead of Louison, she initially resists because she's expecting them to rape her. However, they all suddenly leave to raid the apartment while leaving her tied up below ground, causing her to become outraged that they're just going to forget about her.



* BungledSuicide: Aurore's suicide plans are repeatedly ruined at the last second by some random event. [[spoiler: Except for the last one, and its success didn't even have anything to do with her.]]



* DirtyKid: Both of the Tapioca boys.
* DirtyOldMan: The Frog Man.



* DrowningPit: [[spoiler: Louison and Julie lock themselves in a bathroom, waterproof the room with their clothes, and then break open the pipes. It's a trap for Clapet and the tennants who are trying to break in, but they will drown inside if the door isn't opened in time.]]
* ElectrifiedBathtub: Aurore constructs a rather elaborate way of doing this to commit suicide, lying in the bathtub and attaching the motor of a sewing machine to the doorbell, so that when someone rings the bell the sewing machine pulls a piece of cloth down, with a lamp balanced on the end of it so the lamp is pulled closer to the tub. [[spoiler:It doesn't work]].
* EpicFail: Aurore's final suicide attempt.

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* DrowningPit: [[spoiler: Louison and Julie lock themselves in a bathroom, waterproof the room with their clothes, and then break open the pipes. It's a trap for Clapet and the tennants who are trying to break in, but they will drown inside if the door isn't opened in time.]]
time]].
* ElectrifiedBathtub: Aurore constructs a rather elaborate way of doing this to commit suicide, lying in the bathtub and attaching the motor of a sewing machine to the doorbell, so that when someone rings the bell the sewing machine pulls a piece of cloth down, with a lamp balanced on the end of it so the lamp is pulled closer to the tub. [[spoiler:It doesn't work]].
work because Louison bangs the bed in the next room against the wall, causing the lamp to come unplugged and fall into the bath harmlessly]].
* EpicFail: Aurore's final suicide attempt.attempt, in which multiple redundant methods cancel each other out. [[spoiler: To add insult to injury, she and her husband subsequently blow themselves up completely by accident.]]



* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: ''Was'' better, before it got eaten.
* TheGlassesGottaGo: Played with. Julie takes her glasses off on hers and Louison's first date. It doesn't end well. She eventually ditches them for contact lenses. God knows how she got her hands on those.
* HearingVoices: Aurore hears voices which tell her to kill herself. [[spoiler:They are actually caused by her neighbour Roger]]]].

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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: ''Was'' better, before it Dr. Livingstone got eaten.
* TheGlassesGottaGo: Played with. Julie takes her glasses off on hers and Louison's when she first date. It doesn't end well.invites Louison to her room for tea. Without them she can't see a thing and ends up overfilling their teacups and breaking a vase. She eventually ditches them for contact lenses. God knows how she got her hands on those.
* HearingVoices: Aurore hears voices which tell her to kill herself. [[spoiler:They are actually caused by her neighbour Roger]]]].neighbor Roger]].



* {{Meganekko}}: Julie, who is insecure about her glasses but blind as a bat without them.

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* {{Meganekko}}: Julie, who is insecure about worries that her glasses but make her unattractive even though she's as blind as a bat without them.



* PantyThief: The two boys steal Mademoiselle Plusse's panties from the clothes line using a fishing hook, much to her consternation.



* RightThroughTheWall: The sound of creaking bedsprings travels through the whole apartment. Afterwards Louison is asked to look at the problem and make the springs stop squeaking.



* SerendipitousSymphony

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* SerendipitousSymphonySerendipitousSymphony: Clapet and Mademoiselle Plusse's rhythmically creaking bedsprings cause Julie's cello playing, Madame Tapioca's rug-beating, Robert and Roger's shop work, and Marcel's bicycle pumping to unconsciously synchronize. As the creaking becomes more frantic everybody speeds up with them.
* SuicideAsComedy: Aurore's repeatedly unsuccessful attempts to kill herself.
8th May '15 5:50:24 PM TheBigBopper
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A 1991 French BlackComedy directed by Creator/JeanPierreJeunet and Creator/MarcCaro. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic apartment building in a France of an ambiguous time period, and focuses on the tenants of the apartment building and their desperate bids to survive. The protagonist, a former circus artist named Louison, arrives to replace a tenant whose reason for departure is initially unclear. However, it is gradually revealed that the building owner, Clapet, is luring unemployed people to murder them and use them as a source of food for his tenants. Louison's only salvation relies on Julie, Clapet's daughter who doesn't agree with her father's actions and is also in love with Louison, and a vegetarian rebel group known as the Troglodistes, who agrees to assist Julie in exchange of food supply.

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A 1991 French BlackComedy directed by Creator/JeanPierreJeunet and Creator/MarcCaro. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic apartment building in a France of an ambiguous time period, and focuses on the tenants of the apartment building and their desperate bids to survive. The protagonist, a former circus artist named Louison, arrives to replace a tenant whose reason for departure is initially unclear. However, it is gradually revealed that the building owner, Clapet, is luring unemployed people to murder them and use them as a source of food for his tenants. Louison's only hope for salvation relies on is Julie, Clapet's daughter who doesn't agree with her father's actions and is also in love with Louison, and a vegetarian rebel group known as the Troglodistes, Troglodistes who agrees agree to assist help Julie rescue Louison in exchange of food supply.
for Clapet's grain stores.


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* AntennaAdjusting: The TV sets in the apartment rarely get a good signal. When Clapet enacts his plan to kill Louison, he violently [[InvokedTrope shakes the rooftop antenna]] so that he will come to the roof to fix it. When the antenna gets used as an ImprovisedWeapon and the two wrestle with it, it's PlayedForLaughs when Madame Tapioca shouts up directions at them about how to adjust it.
8th May '15 5:16:23 PM TheBigBopper
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* DrowningPit: [[Louison and Julie lock themselves in a bathroom, waterproof the room with their clothes, and then break open the pipes. It's a trap for Clapet and the tennants who are trying to break in, but they will drown inside if the door isn't opened in time.]]

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* DrowningPit: [[Louison [[spoiler: Louison and Julie lock themselves in a bathroom, waterproof the room with their clothes, and then break open the pipes. It's a trap for Clapet and the tennants who are trying to break in, but they will drown inside if the door isn't opened in time.]]
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