Starbuck (2011)

Starbuck is a Canadian comedy-drama film released in 2011, directed by Ken Scott and starring Patrick Huard, Antoine Bertrand, and Julie Le Breton.

The movie tells the story of David Wozniak (played by Huard), a middle-aged slacker who works as a delivery man for his family’s butcher shop. He is also a prolific sperm donor who has fathered over 500 children through a fertility clinic.

When a group of his offspring file a lawsuit to reveal his identity, David’s life is turned upside down. As he struggles to come to terms with his past decisions, he begins to develop relationships with some of his children, who are dealing with their own personal struggles.

The movie explores themes of fatherhood, family, and identity, as David grapples with the consequences of his actions and tries to make amends with those he has hurt. It also features a strong supporting cast and a witty and intelligent script that balances humor and drama in a thoughtful and engaging way.

Critics praised the film for its charming and heartfelt approach to the subject matter, as well as its strong performances and clever writing. It also performed well at the box office, becoming one of the highest-grossing Canadian films of all time.

Starbuck is a touching and entertaining movie that offers a unique and refreshing perspective on the idea of family and fatherhood. It is a must-see for fans of indie comedies and heartfelt dramas alike.

Duration: 109 min.

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