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Happy Easter (1984)

Joyeuses Pâques (original title)
Industrial tycoon Stéphane Margelle is an incorrigible lady's man. Caught by his wife Sophie in company of a charming young lady, Julie, he rushes to introduce the young woman as his ... See full summary »

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Stephane Margelle
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Sophie Margelle
Rosy Varte ...
Marlène Chataigneau, la mère de Julie
Michel Beaune ...
Rousseau
Marie-Christine Descouard ...
Melle Fleury
Gérard Hernandez ...
Le serveur du restaurant indien
Elisabeth Kolhammar ...
Marguerite, la bonne
Flora Alberti
Marc Lamole ...
Le médecin
Maurice Auzel ...
Le chauffeur de taxi myope
Laura Ballard ...
Le belle nageuse
Charly Bertoni ...
L'interne de l'hôpital (as Charles Bertoni)
Christian Bianchi
Gérard Camp ...
M. Delarue, un invité
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Industrial tycoon Stéphane Margelle is an incorrigible lady's man. Caught by his wife Sophie in company of a charming young lady, Julie, he rushes to introduce the young woman as his daughter from a previous marriage. Sophie is not taken in but nonetheless decides to play him at his own game. And Stéphane gets trapped in his web of lies. Written by dee

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Happy Easter  »

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8th highest grossing movie of its year in France. See more »

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Featured in Rémy Julienne: 50 ans de cascades (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Like a bird in the wind
(uncredited)
Written by Philippe Sarde
Performed by Bob Martin
Conducted by Hubert Rostaing
(from La dernière femme (1976))
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What a great performance...
31 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

What a great performance! I wonder why some people don't like this movie. OK, it's rather silly and unreal(?), but there are several silly movies all around the world especially in the USA. This was made in Europe. It's not an awful German film that was made for awful German teens...It's a French COMEDY(!!!!!) was made for healthy European human beings! (My grandparents were Germans, and I'm Hungarian, so I have opinion about French:-))), so this is NOT a political sentence!) So, don't miss this movie if you'd like to see a really enjoyable comedy. I think, the European style in comedy with Belmondo's acting never dies! It's entertaining and unforgettable. For everybody. Only a few actors can play this role so perfectly like Belmondo does. Don't miss it!


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