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La Chevre (1981)

La chèvre (original title)
When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Brazil 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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When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Brazil 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 Brazil to pick up the girl's trail. Written by Tony Scheinman

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Pierre Richard's character in this film, "Francois Perrin", shares the same name as his character in the films "Le Grand Blond avec Une Chasseure Noire" and "Le Retour du Grand Blond", but other than that there is no similarity between the two characters. See more »

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At one point in the movie, Perrin gets kidnapped by a gorilla in spite of the fact that such animals do not live in the Americas. See more »

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François Perrin: [to Campana] So much has happened to me since I met you.
Campana: [looks at Perrin, then] To me too.
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This film has a wonderful concept and hilarious execution.
23 February 2000 | by (Portland, OR) – See all my reviews

These two actors are great together, and their three films are all funny (La Chevre, Les Comperes, Les Fugitifs), but this one is the best because of its concept that it will take an unlucky detective to find the missing unlucky girl. But he is more than unlucky; he is also a deluded jerk (though not a mean one)who doesn't even know he is unlucky. His partner, a very competent realist (and perfect straight man) has to rescue him time after time to follow his unlucky course toward the girl. Great French humor.


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