A boxer is out in the country with his entourage, training for his next fight. Meanwhile, on the farm nearby, Roger is neglecting his chores. As he watches the boxer and his sparring ... See full summary »

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A boxer is out in the country with his entourage, training for his next fight. Meanwhile, on the farm nearby, Roger is neglecting his chores. As he watches the boxer and his sparring partners at work, Roger starts to fantasize about being a boxer himself. Then, when none of the boxer's sparring partners can continue, he is asked to fill in, although he doesn't know anything about how to box. Written by Snow Leopard

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This short film is featured on the Criterion Collection DVD for _Vacances de M. Hulot, Les (1953)_, released in 2001. See more »

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Referenced in Soigne ta droite (1987) See more »

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Decent short, but more of a curio for Tati fans
24 July 2001 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

Wow, Tati was a young man. Here he plays someone's young son, 17 years before M. Hulot's Holiday. The action centers around a boxing match between a champ and Tati, who knows nothing about boxing and has to consult a manual during the fight. It sounds funnier than it really is. Chaplin's boxing match in City Lights is much, much better. The editing of this film can be confusing. Still, it is funny. It's worth a 7/10. See it on Criterion's M. Hulot's Holiday DVD, recently released.


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