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Us Two (1979)

À nous deux (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Françoise
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Simon Lacassaigne
Jacques Villeret ...
Tonton Musique
Paul Préboist ...
Mimile
Bernard Le Coq ...
Le photographie (as Bernard Lecoq)
Gilberte Géniat ...
Zézette
Jacques Godin ...
Le commandant Strauss
Monique Mélinand ...
La mère de Françoise
Émile Genest ...
Le chef de police américain
Jean-François Rémi ...
Le père de Françoise
Bernard Crombey ...
Alain (as Bernard Crommbey)
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Un voyou
Dominique Bernard
John Boylan ...
Highway Patrol
Nathalie Caron
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23 January 1980 (France)  »

Also Known As:

An Adventure for Two  »

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CAD 4,200,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Closed The 32nd Cannes Film Festival (1979). See more »

Goofs

During the first scene, when the little boy is singing, there obviously was sound added to the image. See more »

Soundtracks

Ballade d'Un Enfant Du Siècle
Music by Francis Lai
Lyrics by Pierre Barouh
Performed by Jacques Villeret, Jacques Dutronc, Olivier Lai
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A triumph of acting over substance.
4 November 2003 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Well lets face it, with LeLouch at the helm and Deneuve on screen the stage is set for something highly watchable, more likely than not.

Dutronc plays suave and ultra cool Simon Lacassaine, a thief with cultural attachments who as it happens, has just broken out of jail. Through circumstance, he falls in with upmarket hooker Deneuve, also on the constabulary's wanted list, and between them they spend the better part of the movie evading both the Gendarmes and US Authorities.

The performances of the leads lifts this taut little thriller higher than the level to which it might be seen to aspire. The audience cannot be sure quite what is around the corner.


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