MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,948 this week

Hibernatus (1969)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 2,575 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 5 critic

The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(play), (adaptation), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 21 Oct 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 05 Dec 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 12 Apr 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 08 Jun 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Hibernatus" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hibernatus (1969)

Hibernatus (1969) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hibernatus.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In a small French village, everything would be quiet if the local wildlife cop was not being ridiculed by a smart poacher.

Director: Yves Robert
Stars: Louis de Funès, Noëlle Adam, Frédéric Duvallès
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Pierre Gaspard-Huit
Stars: Jean Marais, Geneviève Grad, Gérard Barray
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Directors: Philippe de Broca, Jean Girault, and 1 more credit »
Stars: France Anglade, Francis Blanche, Blanchette Brunoy
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Maurice Régamey
Stars: Louis de Funès, Nadine Tallier, Christian Duvaleix
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After viewing an unusual film about murder and the irony of fate, a man deliberately steps in front of a slow-moving vehicle, planning to use the minor accident which should result as an ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Oury
Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Edwige Feuillère, Annie Girardot
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Jeannette Batti
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Michel Simon, Lucien Baroux, Claude Nollier
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Francis Rigaud
Stars: Michel Serrault, Louis de Funès, Claude Brasseur
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying a high-priced American convertable car by a widow determined not to let it fall into the hands of her late husband's secretary/secret lover. Once in pocession of the car, Marcel only encounters one bad luck episode after another with the excessive gasoline consumtion, his wife trying to sell it to make ammends meet, getting into ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Dhéry, Pierre Tchernia
Stars: Alfred Adam, Colette Brosset, Robert Burnier
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Jean Bastia
Stars: Jean Richard, Roger Pierre, Louis de Funès
The Vendetta (1962)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Jean Chérasse
Stars: Francis Blanche, Olivier Hussenot, Louis de Funès
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Jean Chérasse
Stars: Claude Brasseur, Jean Carmet, Mathilde Casadesus
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Hubert de Tartas
...
Le professeur Édouard Loriebat (as Michel Lonsdale)
Claude Gensac ...
Edmée de Tartas
Bernard Alane ...
Paul Fournier
Annick Alane ...
Mme Crépin-Jaujard, la mère d'Evelyne
Olivier De Funès ...
Didier de Tartas
Eliette Demay ...
Evelyne Crépin-Jaujard
Martine Kelly ...
Sophie
Jacques Legras ...
L'avocat
Pascal Mazzotti ...
Le professeur Bibolini
Claude Piéplu ...
Le secrétaire général
Paul Préboist ...
Charles
Yves Vincent ...
Crepin-Jaujard
Evelyne Dassas ...
L'assistante de Bibolini
Monita Derrieux ...
Une infirmière
Edit

Storyline

The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural shock they behave so to make believe it's 1905 and they are his cousins, uncle... Written by vik-18 <viktor_p@mail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| |

Release Date:

10 September 1969 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Замороженный  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First feature film of Bernard Alane. See more »

Connections

Remade as L'adorable femme des neiges (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Nice comedy
11 October 2005 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

For the second time director Edouard Molinaro and French comic star Louis De Funès worked together, after "Oscar" (1967).

In 1969 a group of scientists discover a frozen body, which belongs to a young man of 1900. This man still lives and after many adventures his custody is granted to his family (Louis De Funès and his wife, who is...the granddaughter of the man!). For avoiding him the big shock of living at the end of the Sixties, all his family dress and behave as if they were at the beginning of the century!

The comedy shows again the qualities of De Funès, who was unique with grimaces and nervous tics. The French actor was like a clown, many children and adults adored him.

"Hibernatus" is a nice movie, although a little too pretentious -De Funès made better films-. The story is a bit absurd, but the picture is still watchable for his leading actor.


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is this the inspiration for 'Goodbye Lenin'? M-Petri
Discuss Hibernatus (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?