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The Slap (1974)
"La gifle" (original title)

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Geography professor Jean has divorced his wife.His mistress has also left him.He has to do everything he can to be able to win his young daughter Isabelle's love and affection.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jean Douléan
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Hélène Douléan
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Isabelle Douléan - la fille de Jean et d'Hélène
Nicole Courcel ...
Madeleine
Francis Perrin ...
Marc Morillon
Jacques Spiesser ...
Remi
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Charvin
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Robert
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Christine
Xavier Gélin ...
Xavier
Georges Wilson ...
Pierre
Annick Alane ...
La femme de ménage de Jean
Paul Bisciglia ...
Le serveur
Robert Dalban ...
Le concierge du lycée
Francis Lemaire ...
L'inspecteur
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Geography professor Jean has divorced his wife.His mistress has also left him.He has to do everything he can to be able to win his young daughter Isabelle's love and affection.

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23 October 1974 (France)  »

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In the sequence where the whole family eats the pasta, Lino Ventura actually cooked it. He was a great cooker. And during the shooting of all these takes, Francis Perrin ate seven plates - one for each take. And at lunch time, Lino Ventura suggested Perrin to take him out to have lunch together. See more »

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Routine comedy, but for Adjani's performance
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Pinoteau was a journeyman director who made some hits using box office stars like Lino Ventura, Pierre Richard and Sophie Marceau. This film would pass unnoticed were it not for the astonishing presence of Isabelle Adjani, only 18 at the time. You just can't take your eyes off her as long as she's on screen. The abrupt adolescent gestures of rage and frustration are impressive to watch.

Lino Ventura and Annie Girardot play the parents; they're both great to watch. Ventura was an action star who could play comedy well. His slow-burn reactions to his daughter's emotional excesses provide much of the fun.


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