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The Band (1970)
"L'homme orchestre" (original title)

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M. Édouard - dit 'Evan Evans' (as Louis de Funes)
Noëlle Adam ...
Françoise
Olivier De Funès ...
Philippe Evans (as Olivier de Funes)
Daniel Bellus ...
Le jeune automobiliste au feu rouge
Max Desrau ...
Un automobiliste au feu rouge
Tiberio Murgia ...
Le père sicilien
Vittoria Di Silverio
Martine Kelly ...
La danseuse qui se marie / Rejected dancer
Paola Tedesco ...
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Franco Volpi ...
Michèle Alba ...
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Lydie Callier ...
Une danseuse
Géraldine Lynton ...
Une danseuse
Francoise Occipinti ...
Une danseuse (as Françoise Occhipinti)
Christine Reynolds ...
Une danseuse
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Psychedelic Circus (DVD) !
15 October 2009 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

This is a rather obscure movie of De Funes even in France in spite of it is one of his best.

What makes the difference is not the comedy because he is as funny as ever but his compassionate side that we don't see very often. This wasn't a surprise because in interviews, you can see that he was a formidable gentleman even having tremendous success. But, there are only a few movies in which he shows his kindness.

Here, it begins with the relation that he shares with his real son in life, Olivier. They are nearly the only men in the movie and they are great together. As a father, De Funes is very attentive and caring. And for sure, the scenes he had with the babies are moving: he is totally sweet!

In addition, the movie is an explosion of colors and it is an amazing collection of how the 70's, the flower power had impacted on France. Except maybe in "Dick Tracy", I haven't seen so much orange, yellow, red, black, blue…

At last, the movie offers a great trip in romantic place: Montecarlo, Roma…

For a movie which is a musical comedy, with dance, songs, music, ballets, I am totally appreciative! Bidibidi-BA!


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