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19 August 1981 (France) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Josiane Balasko ... Lydie Langlois
Luis Rego ... Gérard Langlois
Dominique Lavanant ... Arlette

Daniel Auteuil ... Jean-Yves
Ariane Lartéguy ... Èva

Thierry Lhermitte ... Hervé
Xavier Saint-Macary ... Ronald
François-Eric Gendron ... Adrien
Martin Lamotte ... Paul Berthellot (as Martin Lamothe)
Patricia Malvoisin ... Carole
Herma Vos ... Jocelyn
Arja ... Une copine d'Èva

Valérie Kaprisky ... Une copine d'Èva (as Valérie Cheres)
Franck-Olivier Bonnet ... Le voisin musclé
Béatrice Avoine

François Berléand ... Julien
Jean-Claude Bouillaud ... Le poissonnier
Bernard Cazassus ... Le clochard
Sophie Chemineau
Fausto Costantino (as Fausto Constantino)
Sophie Michaud
Jean de Trégomain
Pierre Forget ... M. Legrand
Kathy Kriegel (as Katie Kriegel)
Philippe Klébert
Aude Landry
Michèle Lituac
Philippe Le Mercier (as Philippe Lemercier)
Dominique Lablanche
Jean Jacques Lapeyronnie (as Jean-Jacques Lapeyronnie)
Isabelle Mergault ... La maîtresse de Paul Berthellot
Jo Nedjar
Chantal Neuwirth ... La postulante pour l'appartement deLydie
Denis Seurat
Christian Zanetti

Directed by
Jean-Marie Poiré 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Josiane Balasko 
Jean-Marie Poiré 

Produced by
Lise Fayolle .... producer
Dominique Harispuru .... producer
Hubert Niogret .... producer
Giorgio Silvagni .... producer
Original Music by
Catherine Lara 
Cinematography by
Bernard Lutic 
Film Editing by
Noëlle Boisson 
Art Direction by
Nicole Rachline 
Makeup Department
Didier Lavergne .... key makeup artist
Ludovic Paris .... hair stylist
Production Management
Alain Depardieu .... production manager
Sound Department
Dominique Hennequin .... sound mixer
Pierre Lenoir .... sound
Alain Guerillot .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Claude Pillas .... grip
Other crew
Jean-Louis Monthieux .... location manager

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86 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Watcheable comedy, typical French Humour, 20 May 2002
Author: Nicholas Rhodes from Ile-de-France / Paris Region, France

A fairly watchable comedy, mainly designed I think for French audiences and certainly with no international ambitions. Basically about relations between two girls living together, one of whom is rather plump ( Balasko ) and various male characters. It's quite entertaining but not a model of finesse. Anyway, I quite enjoyed it. Many of the actors are well-known figures of comedy in France today.

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