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Marche à l'ombre (1984)

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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François
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Denis
Sophie Duez ...
Mathilde
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Katrina
Mimi Félixine ...
Marie-Gabrielle
Béatrice Camurat ...
Martine
Pierre Forget ...
Le fourgue
Maka Kotto ...
Joseph
Marie Pillet ...
La femme du fourgue
Jean-François Dérec ...
Raymond, le patron de l'hôtel
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Monsieur Christian
Didier Agostini ...
Racketteur 1
Philippe Auriault ...
Jeune homme moto
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Inspecteur receleur
Dominique Besnehard ...
Le garçon de café
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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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17 October 1984 (France)  »

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Interesting comedy
3 January 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Interesting comedy featuring one of France best actor, Michel Blanc. He's also directing this movie. Some scenes are hilarious, like the car ride with the Black guy driving. Good laughs also at the hospital or when Michel Blanc's character is also sick or complaining about something. We don't know how those two guys met years ago, but we don't really care, the fun goes on from here. The ending, though, is a bit too abrupt I think.

Out of 100, I give it 73. That's good for **½ out of ****.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on December 17th, 2002.


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