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Two friends, one a musician the other constantly depressed wander around Greece and France till they get to Paris without a penny to their name. Here they spend nights in the underground, ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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François
Michel Blanc ...
Denis
Sophie Duez ...
Mathilde
Mimi Félixine ...
Marie-Gabrielle
Béatrice Camurat ...
Martine
Prosper Niang ...
Prosper
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Katrina
Jean-François Dérec ...
Le patron de l'hôtel
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Monsieur Christian
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Didier Agostini ...
1er Racketteur
Philippe Auriault ...
Jeune homme moto
Véronique Barrault
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L'inspecteur de police receleur
Dominique Besnehard ...
Le garçon 'Smalto'
Carole Brenner ...
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Two friends, one a musician the other constantly depressed wander around Greece and France till they get to Paris without a penny to their name. Here they spend nights in the underground, and squat in houses with the African immigrants. One day they both fall in love with Mathilde a blond dancer and follow her to New York. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Near the top of my all-time favorite laugh.
17 June 1999 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

In the beginning of movie, there was Buster Keaton, (and Chaplin to a lesser extent), then, there were Laurel & Hardy, Jerry Lewis and Woody Allen. Whichever way you look at it, there wasn't too many films who got the crowd laughing out-loud. Michel Blanc did it for me as an actor. This is one of the only two films he made so far. The funniest, if not very original, of them. It has the same texture as Patrice Lecompte's pics Blanc played in.

The second film Blanc made, Grosse fatigue, has a texture not unlike Bertrand Blier films Blanc played in.


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