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

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Version of Frohe Ostern (1983) See more »

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Like a bird in the wind
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Written by Philippe Sarde
Performed by Bob Martin
Conducted by Hubert Rostaing
(from The Last Woman (1976))
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Great Bébel, Bad Movie...!
10 April 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

First, I have to say that I am a big fan of Jean-Paul Belmondo, ever since I saw him in the french original "A Bout De Suffle" of the later remake "Breathless" (with Richard Gere). But this film is a total mistake. He might have regretted it a few times to have appeared in it, but I guess the salary wasn't too bad. And well, there's Sophie Marceau, a very nice-looking woman and talented actress, who might just as well have been lured into this movie by plain money. I cannot say that I've seen a lot of movies in my life that are really worse than this but it doesn't do the great Bébel justice. In my opinion it makes no sense to waste one's time watching this picture, since it is completely idiotic with a lot of bad dialogs and other mistakes. I first saw this movie when I was about eleven years old. I remember it was a hot summer and I went to the cinema for no specific reason other than to kill some time. I didn't know what I was in for but the movie was so bad I can still remember how bad it was. Yesterday I had the opportunity to watch it again, this time on TV. I must say, now at an age well thrice as old as the first time, I could take a second look and found it was really as bad as I remembered it. Belmondo is a great actor but he made some really silly movies, maybe just for the money. Who knows. At least, I know this is one of the silly ones he made, definitely.


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