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The Goat (1981)
"La chèvre" (original title)

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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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Most of the Spanish actors recited their dialogs in Spanish, and later they were dubbed in French. See more »

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There no gorillas in South America. See more »

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François Perrin: [to Campana, on board the plane to Brazil before it takes off] Do you like to fly? I love to, but last time we had a problem... we almost crashed. It was at Orly; the wing flaps got stuck. We nosed into a field.
[Campana stares at Perrin]
François Perrin: Happens often, it seems.
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Best comedy ever
26 January 2001 | by (Samara, Russia) – See all my reviews

The film seems to me to be the best comedy ever. Both Richard and Depardieu are wonderful. The film abounds in comic situations, but the dialogue is even better - lively, volatile, "French". It is both a comedy of situations and a comedy of words. This film is like a Mont Blanc among comedies. It's a pity that few people bother to vote for it. In Russia a generation grew up laughing at the characters of Richard, and this generation was far from being the worst. His films are pure joy.


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