6.7/10
80
3 user 2 critic

Café Olé (2000)

Malcolm's (28) new love, Alicia (25), an illegal Chilean refugee, will be short-lived if he does not make the right choice.

Director:

Richard Roy

Writer:

Emil Sher
Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Tarbet ... Malcolm
Laia Marull ... Alicia Delgado
Stephanie Morgenstern ... Sharon
Dino Tavarone ... Sal
Sheena Larkin Sheena Larkin ... Mrs. Baron
Macha Grenon ... Karen Kaye
Harry Standjofski ... Larry
Dorothée Berryman ... Pauline
Michèle-Barbara Pelletier ... Arlene
Sam Stone Sam Stone ... Mr. Dunn
Renée Girard Renée Girard ... Mrs Sagaris
Griffith Brewer ... Mr Sagaris
Jacklin Webb Jacklin Webb ... Josephine
Emil Sher Emil Sher ... Customer
Mark Antony Krupa ... Immigration Official
Edit

Storyline

The cosy and ever-welcoming Monkland Boulevard in Montreal. Malcolm's entire universe revolves around it, between the video store where he works and the Café Olé, a funky little coffee shop which has grown into his home away from home. He stands at the center of a small constellation of colourful characters, to whom he devotes most of his time: his neighbour Mrs. Baron, who likes to indulge in nostalgic memories of her past while listening to him play the piano; his friend Sal, a lonely widower who shares his passion for the movies; his sad and quiet neighbour Sharon, an abused woman who tries to cope with a jealous husband; and, last but not least, his brother Larry and sister-in-law Karen, who always try to fix him up with the ideal woman. After a series of hopeless dates, he runs into Alicia, a beautiful young Chilean woman who works at a bookstore across town. Before long, he understands that she is the one he has been waiting for his whole life. But Alicia's secret will knock ... Written by E. Sher

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 2001 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A kávéház See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Acting on Old Beaten Tracks
10 November 2001 | by dromascaSee all my reviews

The immigrants situation in the developed countries generated quite a lot of movies - the most popular being 'Green Card' with Gerard Depardieu. 'Cafe Ole' does not succeed to say anything new on this theme, but provides the opportunity for some very good character cinema and above the average acting. The script is the weak part of the whole business, nothing really happens before you guessing in advance what it will be - and actually nothing really happens at all. However the atmosphere is well caught, and with the credible acting of almost all parts I am not really sorry for having picked this movie for a quiet Friday evening TV watching.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed