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Nicolas Montei
Françoise Fabian ...
Peggy
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Clément Chamfort
Evelyne Buyle ...
La débutante qui joue Bérénice
Henri-Jacques Huet ...
Le metteur en scène au bord de l'eau
Lise Delamare ...
Lucienne - l'actrice qui joue Lady Rosemond
Sylvie Joly ...
La femme du photographe
Bernadette Robert ...
Rose, la femme de Clément
Hélène Vallier ...
La script-girl à Versailles
Betty Beckers ...
Une maquilleuse au bord de l'eau
Lucienne Legrand ...
Jeanne, une maquilleuse au bord de l'eau
Simone Paris ...
La directrice du théâtre
Elizabeth Teissier ...
L'actrice de la pub Angola (as Elisabeth Teissier)
Maurice Barrier ...
Dominique De Keuchel ...
Rodrigue Montei
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Nicolas is an actor who only manages to get small roles in films, theatre and commericals. His domestic life does not fare much better as his mistress leaves him and he tries to return to his wife who is pregnant by another man. Written by Kevin Risch <krisch@intranet.on.ca>

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He lives with his mistress and has an affair with his wife!

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The Ultimate Comedy About The Life Of The Actor
20 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

It is a crime that this film is not available on DVD. It should be required viewing for anyone considering becoming an actor.

This comedy is painfully acute on the subject of the million humiliations a working actor must face. Marcello Mastroianni and Jean Rochefort are both superb in playing second-raters who will never achieve stardom, and who scramble desperately to hold their lives together in the precarious world of showbiz.

Neil Simon's "The Goodbye Girl" has dated badly, but "Salut l'artiste" remains as pointed and relevant today as when it was released. This is a much better film.

Now for that DVD......


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