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6 June 1984 (France) See more »
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Actor/director Gérard Jugnot makes viewers believe that even simple cops can fall in love with women. See more (1 total) »


  (in credits order)

Gérard Jugnot ... Robert Pinot (as Gerard Jugnot)
Fanny Bastien ... Josyane Krawczyk
Patrick Fierry ... Tony

Pierre Mondy ... Rochu

Jean-Claude Brialy ... Morcy
Jean Rougerie ... Vaudreuil
Gérard Loussine ... Blanchard
Claire Magnin ... Craquette
Jean-Claude Islert
Dane Porret ... Un flic
Alain Doutey ... Jeoffroy
Raymond Aquilon ... Dom
Pascal Légitimus ... Tom
Carole Jacquinot ... Ziton
Dominique Reymond
Sim ... Vénus, le photographe
Pierre Frag ... Bertrand, le patron de sex-shop
Jean-Claude Bouillaud ... Le flic vexé
Philippe Klébert (as Philippe Klebert)
Didier Kaminka ... Le clochard

Patrice Leconte ... Le voyageur incommodé
Charles Nemes

Jean-Marie Poiré ... L'homme au walkman dans le métro (as Jean-Marie Poire)
Philippe Galland ... L'homme au solex
Arielle Sémenoff (as Ariele Semenoff)
Michel Caccia
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pierre Aknine
Jean-Luc Autret
Patrick Blondel
Geoffroy Boutan
Jean-Pierre Clami
Laurent Cygler
Gilbert Grosso
Yves Jouffroy ... L'urgentiste à la Préfecture de police
Guy Laporte
Patrick Massieu
Perrette Souplex ... L'éditrice de revues X
Roger Trapp ... L'automobiliste forcé de transporter Pinot
Marie-Laure Wicker
Mahmoud Zemmouri ... L'ambassadeur
Christoph Clark ... Cricri (uncredited)
Brigitte Verbecq ... Brigitte (uncredited)

Directed by
Gérard Jugnot 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Christian Biegalski 
Pierre Geller 
Gérard Jugnot 

Produced by
Jean-Claude Fleury .... executive producer
Original Music by
Louis Chedid 
Cinematography by
Eduardo Serra 
Film Editing by
Catherine Kelber 
Casting by
Françoise Menidrey 
Production Design by
Loula Morin 
Costume Design by
Cécile Magnan 
Makeup Department
Muriel Baurens .... makeup artist
Josseline Blanchet .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jean-Marc Abbou .... unit manager
Charlotte Fraisse .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robin Katz .... first assistant director
Art Department
Gaby Jamet .... property master
Gabriel Reminiac .... property master
Sound Department
Jean Duguet .... sound
Jean Goudier .... sound editor
Alain Lachassagne .... sound
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... foley artist
Jacques Maumont .... sound mixer
Mario Melchiorri .... assistant foley artist
Claudine Nougaret .... boom operator
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts
Gilles Conseil .... stunts
Daniel Vérité .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Claude Atanassian .... gaffer
Michel Atanassian .... electrician
Guy Canu .... key grip
Jean-Marie Chevron .... first assistant camera
Dominique Fourny .... grip
Dominique Le Strat .... still photographer
Philippe Pavans de Ceccatty .... second assistant camera
Yves Rodallec .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie-Claude Herry .... costumer
Bernard Pernot .... costumer
Editorial Department
Sophie Girault .... assistant editor
Adeline Yoyotte .... assistant editor (as Adeline Yoyotte-Husson)
Other crew
Patrick Claeys .... poster illustrator
Donatienne Desmarestz .... production secretary
Michel Garçon .... groupman
Aude Girard .... production administrator
Claude Luquet .... script supervisor
Dominique Segall .... press attache

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85 min
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Actor/director Gérard Jugnot makes viewers believe that even simple cops can fall in love with women., 27 September 2015
Author: FilmCriticLalitRao from Paris, France

Actor/director Gérard Jugnot started his career in cinema with an important role in 'L'An 01' directed by Jacques Doillon. This film was made in early 1970s. After the success of this film, Jugnot didn't look back at all and worked at a frantic pace in 41 more films before he decided to helm a film as a director. In 1984, he got a great chance to be in the director's chair when he made his directorial début with a comedy film called 'Pinot Simple-Flic". It was a major box office success with 24,18,756 tickets sold in France. For his maiden directorial venture, Gérard Jugnot focused on the professional life of a bumbling police man called Robert Pinot who would go to any extent in order to save a person's life. He learns some hard lessons about life when he gets involved with a young girl who is part of a gang dealing in drugs. Director Jugnot makes good use of his own acting abilities to get into the skin of the inspector character. He would not stop at anything as neither mixing with young thugs nor lack of respect from his colleagues deter him from doing what he does the best. There is hardly any place in the world where he wouldn't think of going in order to fulfill his obligations as a good cop. Pinot Simple Flic is also known to Anglophone viewers as 'Pinot, just a cop', a film with fast pace and plenty of humorous situations. Lastly, it is an ideal film for viewers interested in watching a different type of comedy film from France especially the kind of film which hints at the hidden, untapped potential of an ordinary man to do extraordinary things in life.

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