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The Roaring Forties (1982)
"Les quarantièmes rugissants" (original title)

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Julien Dantec
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Catherine Dantec
Michel Serrault ...
Sébastien Barral
Gila von Weitershausen ...
Emilie Dubuisson
Heinz Weiss ...
Joss
Jean Leuvrais ...
Dorange
François Perrot ...
Le présentateur TV
Christian Ferry ...
Granville
Bernard Lincot ...
Janvier
Eric Raphaël ...
Denis Dantec
Solena Morane ...
Valérie Dantec
Mohammed Jalloh ...
Carlos
Guy Parigot ...
Gouarzin
Sébastien Keran ...
Jaouen
René Dupré ...
Pietro Corres
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