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John Abbey ...
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Dr. Freedom (as Don Pleasence)
Jean-Claude Drouot ...
Dick Sensass
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M. Drugstore
Yves Lefebvre ...
Jacques Occident
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Freddie Fric
Sabine Sun
Rita Maiden ...
Herself
Colin Drake
Pierre Baillot
Raoul Billerey
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Moujik Man
Sami Frey ...
Catherine Rouvel ...
Marie-Rouge
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Mr. Freedom is a pro-American Right superhero who fights for God and country by beating, robbing, raping, and killing anyone who looks like they might disagree with him. When he hears that France is in danger of falling to the Commies, Mr. Freedom heads overseas to set things right. When the welcome he receives isn't quite as warm as he expected, he gives up hope of steering the French away from the Reds and decides to salvage what he can by destroying the entire country. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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French censorship certificate: 13. See more »

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When Mr. Freedom returns to his headquarters to find all his henchmen dead, one man with stars painted over his eyes, who is supposed to be dead, can be seen blinking. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Freedom: Let me tell you about the French. They are 50 million mixed-up, sniveling crybabies who haven't stood on their two feet since Napoleon, and that wasn't yesterday. And Napoleon wasn't even French.
Mr. Freedom: He was Corsican!
Dr. Freedom: That's right, boy. So the French are the white man's burden. OUR burden. We've had to carry them through two world wars already, and we're damn well gonna have to carry them through the next.
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The end credits are presented like political graffitti on the wall. See more »

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Oh Beautiful! Oh Beautiful! America! America!
Music by Michel Colombier and Serge Gainsbourg
Lyrics by Serge Gainsbourg and William Klein
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Subversive, intelligent political statement
10 August 2001 | by (SocialDarwinia) – See all my reviews

An irreverent look at US nationalism, imperialism and "red panic" .A little redundant, and outstays its welcome after a while - but an enjoyable flick, after all. Less humane than other of his movies, notably the wonderful documentary on Muhammad Ali. Great cameo roles by Philippe Noiret, and the remarkable Yves Montand as a corpse. America needs more William Kleins.


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