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French Fried Vacation (1978)

Les bronzés (original title)
Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.

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Martin Lamotte ...
Miguel
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Gilbert Sellman, homme au slip noir
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Guy Laporte ...
Marcus, chef du village
Pascale Deneu
Marion Lanez
Sylvie Obry
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Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs. Written by Aline

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Many lines had to be dubbed or re-recorded because of poor recording quality. See more »

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Followed by Les bronzés font du ski (1979) See more »

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Hawaiian War Chant
Spike Jones and His City Slickers
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A real French mythical comedy
1 April 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This movie is a myth, a classic for the French young generation. If you meet a French girl or guy and try to make contact with him or her, you can be sure that a little quote from "Les Bronzés" will start a passionate conversation.

Nevertheless, you must have a very good knowledge of the French language because of all the jokes and puns; if it's not the case this movie may appear as a very "unfunny" comedy.

You must know that there's a sequel, "les Bronzés font du ski", which has had a great audience success (it's on French TV once a semester and I am not kidding) but which appears to be less funny (less puns). However, it seems to be even more mythical that the first opus.


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