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The Umbrella Coup (1980)
"Le coup du parapluie" (original title)

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Cast

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Grégoire Lecomte
Valérie Mairesse ...
Sylvette, alias Bunny
Christine Murillo ...
Josyane Leblanc
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Moskovitz, le tueur
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Frédo
Maurice Risch ...
Le producteur de Paris
Dominique Lavanant ...
Mireille
Axelle Abbadie ...
Juliette, la fleuriste
Yaseen Khan ...
Radj Kahn
Didier Sauvegrain ...
Stanislas Lefort, dit Constantin Patakis, alias Pierre Juvet, dit 'La Folle'
Mike Marshall ...
Le docteur
Roger Carel ...
Salvatore Bozzoni
Vittorio Caprioli ...
Don Barberini
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Otto Krampe, dit La Baleine (as Gert Froebe)
Patrick Lecocq ...
Le journaliste télé
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Some of the secondary music (like the theme we hear in the answer-phone, or the one we hear on the radio) are taken from The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972). See more »

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In the latter part of the movie, when the car is leaving the airport car park, there is a van in the background with a poster on it which says "Gerard Oury et Pierre Richard en 'Le coup du parapluie". See more »

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Sylvette dite Bunny: What kind?
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nice
3 January 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a nice film. and nothing else because Pierre Richard seems be only purpose for make it. gags, unrealistic story,sentimental links and chaos at every step, old recipes for easy French comedy and the end who puts all in right. the only good thing is the presence of Gordon Mitchell . but that is not enough and the good part remains to not have many expectations. because it is only a summer comedy. not good, not bad, only nice and far by a clear sense. a film about all in a large package , collection of old tricks, another film with Pierre Richard but far by Le Grand Blond. so, a nice comedy without great ambitions. that could be perfect for a Sunday evening.


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