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Les compagnons de la marguerite (1967)

Jean-Louis Matouzec works for French National Library as an expert looking after the restoration of old manuscripts.He falsifies marriage certificates as his wife refuses divorce.

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Jean-Louis Matouzec, dit 'Matou'
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L'inspecteur Papin / Inspector Papin
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L'inspecteur Maurice Leloup
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Martine Leloup
Catherine Rich ...
Françoise Matouzec (as Catherine Darcy)
Roland Dubillard ...
Flamand
René-Jean Chauffard ...
Le commissaire Rudel / Commissioner Rudel (as R.J. Chauffard)
Micha Bayard ...
Paulette Papin
Philippe Brizard ...
Me Castard / Me Questard (as Philippe Brizzard)
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Le président du tribunal
Rudy Lenoir ...
L'employé de mairie efféminé
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Lastac / Lataque, expert en écritures / La voix du juge d'instruction (as Michel Lonsdale)
Claude Mansard ...
Le directeur du journal
Marcel Pérès ...
Job (as Marcel Peres)
Henri Poirier ...
Le potier polygame
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Jean-Louis Matouzec works for French National Library as an expert looking after the restoration of old manuscripts.He falsifies marriage certificates as his wife refuses divorce.

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20 January 1967 (France)  »

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El club de la Margarita  »

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Clever and very well-written comedy
1 May 2001 | by (Brno, Czech rep.) – See all my reviews

I watched "Les Compagnons de la marguerite" this evening and I was shocked by it's quality. It has been placed in a block of old and already forgotten comedies - so I did not suspect so great movie. I laughed all the time - because of perfectly written dialogues, witty gags and a superb plot (the movie is about a clerk, who can perfectly change dates in the official registers and helps people to divorce them without any long lawsuits). My rating is 9/10.


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