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The Sheep Has Five Legs (1954)

Le mouton à cinq pattes (original title)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Édouard Saint-Forget / Les quintuplés : Alain, Bernard, Charles, Désiré et Etienne
Marianne Durand-Perrin
Un marin
Michel Ardan ...
Un marin
Edmond Ardisson ...
Le brigadier
Georges Chamarat ...
M. Durand-Perrin, le père
Édouard Delmont ...
Le docteur Bollène
Solange Saint-Forget
Ky Duyen ...
Un chinois (as Ky-Duyen)
Pilate (as Louis de Funes)
Leopoldo Francés ...
Le métis
Micheline Gary ...
L'hôtesse de l'instutut de beauté
René Génin ...
Le maire
Denise Grey ...
Mme Durand-Perrin, la mère
Tony Jacquot ...


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Release Date:

24 September 1954 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Sheep Has Five Legs  »

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The story of Father Charles, who hides away because he is laughed at due to his similarity to "that priest in the movies", is a reference to the series of films being made at that time in which Fernandel played Don Camillo. See more »


References The Little World of Don Camillo (1952) See more »

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Fernandel is very good here
21 April 2008 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

A very good classic french comedy with famous french actors, I mean, Fernandel and Louis de Funes. Fernandel is a star here, he plays 6 different people in this film, and different people of different age! It's easy to understand what a great comedy actor he is! Funes is also play great part here... (and here he still has his hair:). This film contain many very well-filmed moments and it is,of course,a good family movie( it contains a little nudity, but it's very gentle).And in conclusion I must say that it isn't funny from A to Z, it's just a clever film that is very good for old cinema lovers...So, have a good time.And also watch Public enemy n.1 (1953) with Fernandel. It's worth a look!!! P.S (Later Mister Pitkin uses jokes and tricks that Fernandel do in this one...)

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