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Robert et Robert (1978)

Two misfits meet at a dating agency and breakthrough in the social world in ways they never imagined.

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Robert Goldman
Jacques Villeret ...
Robert Villiers
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Jacques Millet, le patron de l'agence matrimoniale
Francis Perrin ...
Francis Michaud
Germaine Montero ...
Mme Goldman
Régine ...
Mme Villiers
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Agathe
Nella Bielski ...
Mme Millet
Patricia Cartier
Agnès Gattegno
Josette Derenne ...
Josette Michaud, la femme de Francis
Arlette Emmery ...
Arlette Poirier
Claudio Gaya ...
L'arbitre du life-show
Marie-Pierre de Gérando ...
L'instructeur de l'école de gendarmerie
Arlette Gordon ...
Mme Zorca
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Two misfits meet at a dating agency and breakthrough in the social world in ways they never imagined.

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Agenzia matrimoniale A  »

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Wonderful Bittersweet Tale of Two Roberts
15 August 2005 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

"Robert et Robert" (1978) directed by Claude Lelouch is a brilliant film about two lonely and completely different men who met at the a computer dating service. Jacques Villeret is a very shy over-weighed young man who is studying to become a policeman. Charles Denner is a nervous and "difficult" cab driver. Both men are dominated by their strong willed mothers and both are certainly not very successful in finding girls. In this bittersweet tale, Villeret's and Denner's characters are real and touching as two losers whose friendship and compassion help them eventually to fight loneliness and insecurity. Absolutely charming film masterfully shot by Lelouch with great performances from two main characters and the rest of the cast. Music is written by Francis Lai (Un homme et une femme (1966) ... aka A Man and a Woman).


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