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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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Nathalie Morin
Luis Rego ...
Bobo
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Gigi
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Jean-Claude Dusse
Martin Lamotte ...
Miguel
Bruno Moynot ...
Gilbert Sellman, homme au slip noir
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Bernard Morin
Michel Creton ...
Bourseault
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Popeye
Dominique Lavanant ...
Christiane
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Docteur Jerome Tarere
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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22 November 1978 (France)  »

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French Fried Vacation  »

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Freely adapted from a play by the Splendid named "Amour, Coquillages et Crustacés" (Love and shellfish). See more »

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Sea Sex and Sun
Written and Performed by Serge Gainsbourg
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A classic french comedy!
9 January 1999 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Les Bronzés is a cult french comedy, widely appreciated in France. It stars most of today's finest french comedians: Thierry Lhermitte, Gérard Jugneau, Michel Blanc, Josiane Balasko and Christian Clavier. I've just finished watching it for the first time, and it was as enjoyable as I expected to be. It's the sort of hilarious french comedy based mainly on sexually explicit dialogue and sex related jokes. The film is about young french singles and couples on a charter holiday in western Africa trying their best to be polygams, while getting some sun at the same time. Those who enjoy french comedies must see Les Bronzés!!


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