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Banana Peel (1963)
"Peau de banane" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  18 January 1965 (USA)
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Cathy / Mme Volney
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Michel Thibault
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Charlie Meyer - dit 'Beau sourire'
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Paul Reynaldo
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Raymond Lachard
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Germaine Bontemps / Mme Bordas
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Hervé Bontemps
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Very weak crook comedy
10 April 2014 | by (Paris, Fr) – See all my reviews

Peau de banane is only watchable thanks to its top-notch cast, but they cannot make it unforgettable. There is simply no rhythm in the plot, stuff happens and there never is a consistent effort to come up with a real twist so it is all boringly linear.

The worst is that with this cast you hope something will eventually happen, so you seat the whole movie through and unfortunately this only helps to prove it is entirely devoid of imagination, snappy situations or even finely chiselled characters.

I would say crook comedy is basically an easy genre just like heist movies, yet you have to really try to make it interesting. It cannot be the story of a sting only with minor bumps. I can't even think of one great scene - let alone a brilliant one. So this movie fully deserves to have fallen into oblivion: it is a real time-waster.


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