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Cast

Credited cast:
Coluche ...
Michel Bernardin
Valérie Mairesse ...
Isabelle Parisse
Didier Kaminka ...
Le cousin Paul
Marthe Villalonga ...
La mère de Michel / Madame Bernardin
Éva Darlan ...
Carole, la doctoresse (as Eva Darlan)
François Perrot ...
Le patron de 'Mondial S.O.S.' / Bernardin's employer
Jean-Marie Proslier ...
Le businessman du Concorde / A Businessman
Zabou Breitman ...
Sophia, l'amie d'Isabelle (as Zabou)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Isabelle Attali ...
L'hôtesse Paris-Tunis
Baaron ...
Chef de la junte
Dominique Balzer ...
Robert
Madeleine Barbulée ...
La vieille dame Paris-Tunis / Old lady
Aline Bertrand ...
La vieille dame pavillon
Bernard Cazassus ...
Le premier clodo
Christian Charmetant ...
L'employé rigolard
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23 March 1983 (France)  »

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Banzai, o Grito da Vitória  »

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I miss Coluche, I miss the 80s (TV)
19 December 2015 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

In other words, i miss compassionate, engaged artist, light comedies about the usual, common people ! Compared to today world, we are living on a different planet where actual artists are hypocritical impostors and comedies, the playground for upper classes ! Here, Coluche plays a racist, nationalist insurance clerk who is compelled to travel all around the world without telling his girlfriend : so he has rescue missions in Maghreb, NYC, Afrika and Hong Kong. So, what's reveals Zidi as a great director for comedy is the fact that he always find the essential and original backbone to tie all the funny moments ! In addition, it has nothing to do with spoofs and it's mean, the natural state of comedy ! Maybe the movie is uneven with the NYC trip being the more surrealist with its desert and chilly Harlem but Coluche and Mairesse, his old girlfriend, plays with deep talent and real complicity so it's really a good, nostalgic time with it ! (and don't miss James Bond's team behind the « awesome » special effects !)…


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