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Atlantic Wall (1970)

Le mur de l'Atlantique (original title)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Léon Duchemin
Sophie Desmarets ...
Maria Duchemin
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Heinrich (as René Kolldehoff)
Sara Franchetti ...
Juliette Duchemin
Pino Caruso ...
Perry (as Terry Thomas)
Roland Lesaffre ...
Le faux résistant
Jacques Balutin ...
Colonel Muller
Georges Staquet ...
Le chef des résistants
Robert Le Béal ...
Officier anglais
Jacques Préboist ...
Billy Kearns ...
Commandant du Camp


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14 October 1970 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Atlantic Wall  »

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A very, very low cost Grande Vadrouille (dad)
11 September 2016 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

An Englishman for RAF crashed in occupied France and needs the help of locals to get back home! Bourvil comes in and is pushed into a plot against Germans ? No it's not the movie with Fufu but the other one...

This classic French movie is regularly on TV but extraordinarily I skip it for years. Sure it's the last movie of Bourvil, a dear and good regretted giant of French cinema after war but it's also highly overrated: the story is a big mess here: Bourvil is friendly with Germans, he is bullied by English while he helps them, he is gone 1 year in England, an one night stand becomes an eternal love and made him a granddad, the mission is stupid, the French are just above peasants, the Germans are poor idiots, shoes fetishist or Africa lovers, and all the war action comes from stock reels and I don't forget the main song that is excruciating! Really there is nothing here and above all, not the famous Atlantic wall!

Finally, the best things were the DVD bonus: a funny and nostalgic making of told by the assistant who is now a famous director and the background of the real D-Day told by a teacher!

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