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La Chevre (1981)

La chèvre (original title)
When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up ... See full summary »

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Marie Bens
Maritza Olivares ...
La prostituée
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Alexandre Bens
Robert Dalban ...
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Jacqueline Noëlle
Michel Fortin ...
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Marjorie Godin
Jean-Louis Fortuit
Pulcher Castan
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When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up with an unusual plan - send someone equally accident-prone to find her. Despite detective Campana's objections and disbelief in bad luck, he and Francois Perrin, the accident-prone man in question, are teamed up and head back down to Mexico to pick up the girl's trail. Written by Tony Scheinman

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On February 13, 1983, the Cinema Statuto in Turin, Italy, burned while screening the film, resulting in 64 deaths. Investigations revealed that the theater's owner locked the emergency exits to prevent people from sneaking in for free. The owner was subsequently convicted and given a 10 year prison sentence. See more »

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In the scene where Campana and Perrin are eating breakfast at the airport, after Perrin puts salt on his meal he lights a cigarette. As the shots switch from facing Perrin and facing Campana, the cigarette switches hands (from Perrin's right to his left respectively). See more »

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Meyer: [explaining to Campana why Perrin should help find Marie Bens] A man like you can't do it; you're normal. But an unlucky guy will slip on the same banana peels she does. *He* can find her.
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What is wrong with these ratings??
8 April 2003 | by (Lyon, FRANCE) – See all my reviews

I just cannot understand how such a movie can "only "have a weighted average of 6.9 ??? Seen over and over and over with so many different people, I never could find a single person not laughing the whole way through!!! The usual "Different characters" are this time represented by Depardieu and Pierre Richard, both absolutely wonderful!! A must see... If you loved this watch "Les Compères" and "Les fugitifs" with the same Richard/Depardieu tandem even though they are a tone under "La chèvre"...


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