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23 January 1985 (France) See more »
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Didier Bourdon ... Marc Elbichon / Marcel Bichon
Seymour Brussel ... Franck
Bernard Campan ... Hugo
Pascal Légitimus ... Blacky
Smaïn ... Momo

Jean-Claude Brialy ... Le commissaire
Clémentine Célarié ... Annabella
Henry Courseaux ... Docteur Clipps (as Henri Courseaux)

Michel Constantin ... Le directeur du cinéma
Darry Cowl ... L'agent de police
Patrick Sébastien ... L'aveugle

Jean Yanne ... L'homme au téléphone

Michel Galabru ... Marraine

Michel Crémadès ... L'opticien
Mario D'Alba ... Le père d'Hugo
Pierre Repp ... Un témoin
Stone ... La mère d'Hugo
Monique Tarbès ... Une mère dans la rue
Julie Arnold ... L'actrice Porno
Yves Aubert
Serge Beauvois
Brigitte Bellac
Franck-Olivier Bonnet ... L'adjoint du commissaire
Claude Bruna
Pierre Cheremetieff
Eric Civanyan
Corinne Corson ... La bonne
Bernard Danièlou
Michel Delahaye ... Un journaliste
Eric Hémon (as Eric Dod)
Philippe Dormoy
Jean-Pierre Dravel
Bernard Dumaine
Gilles Dumesnil (as Gilles Duménil)
Fanny Faye
Stéphane Ferrara
Alain Hakim
Olivier Hémon
Jean-Loup Horwitz
Patricia Houyoux
Pierre Julien
Yvonne Legrand
John Lewis
Hervé Lewis
Gérard Pichon

Dominique Pinon ... L'instituteur
Josiane Pinson

Jean Reno ... L'homme de confiance de Marraine
Bernard Rigal
Valérie Rojan
François Rostain ... O
Annie Savarin ... Victime #1
Eric Tallien
Yvan Tanguy
Diane Thierry Mieg
Michel Tugot-Doris (as Tugot-Doris)
François Viaur
Jacques Vincey
Lionel Vitrant
Baptiste Charden ... Un enfant
Maximilien Hadefi ... Un enfant (as Maximilien Hadéfi)
Aline Mulot ... Une enfant
Sébastien Person ... Un enfant
Olivier Régnault ... Un enfant
Yoro Sangaré ... Un enfant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Théo Légitimus

Directed by
Jean-Pierre Vergne 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Didier Bourdon 
Seymour Brussel 
Bernard Campan 
Pascal Légitimus 
Jean-Pierre Vergne 

Produced by
André Djaoui .... producer
Original Music by
Gabriel Yared 
Cinematography by
Robert Fraisse 
Film Editing by
Nicole Berckmans 
Casting by
Laurence Lustyk 
Production Design by
Daniel Budin 
Costume Design by
Monique Perrot 
Makeup Department
Sidonie Constantien .... hair stylist (as Sidonie)
Jacky Reynal .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jean-Pierre Bodin .... assistant unit manager
Ginette Mejinsky .... unit manager
André Mennecier .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Aboyantz .... first assistant director
Rodolphe Chabrier .... trainee assistant director
Jean-Luc Rossignol .... second assistant director
Art Department
Arnaud de Moleron .... art trainee
Arnaud de Moleron .... assistant art director trainee
Marcel Laude .... property master
Annie Senéchal .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Paul Bertault .... sound mixer
Bruno Charier .... sound operator: second unit
Catherine Dubeau .... supervising sound editor
Jean Duguet .... sound effects editor
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... sound effects editor
Bernard Leroux .... synchronization
Jacques Lévy .... synchronization
Daniel Ollivier .... sound
Stephane Van den Bergh .... sound assistant: second unit
Dominique Vieillard .... sound assistant
Reine Wekstein .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Marc Marmier .... special effects
Jean-Pierre Toffolon .... special effects (as Jean Toffolon)
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts
Gil Demurger .... stunts (as Gilles Demurger)
Alain Guerillot .... stunts (as Alain Guérillot)
Francis Guérillot .... stunts
Daniel Lebonnois .... stunts
Roland Neunreuther .... stunt coordinator
Daniel Perche .... stunts
Lionel Vitrant .... stunts
Daniel Vérité .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean Marc Bringuier .... Steadicam operator
Jean Marc Bringuier .... steadycam operator (as Jean-Marc Bringuier)
André Canda .... key grip
Jean Coudsi .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Jean-Marie Dreujou .... second assistant camera
Pierre Ferry .... first assistant camera
Alain Huylebroeck .... assistant electrician
Marcel Moncel .... electrician
Marcel Moncel .... gaffer
Bernard Noisette .... camera operator
Casting Department
Fabienne Bichet .... casting children
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie-Abel Colomb .... costumer
Anne-Marie Drean .... costumer
Nicole Vidallon .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Avril Deffontaine .... trainee editor
Magalie Tate .... assistant editor
Location Management
Roland Jacob .... location manager
Music Department
Georges Arvanitas .... piano
Georges Rodi .... music recordist
Jackie Samson .... bass
Charles Saudrais .... drums
Other crew
Pierre Carboni .... press attache
Marie-Christine Malbert .... press attache
Thérèse Prigent .... production secretary
Catherine Prévert .... script supervisor

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Also Known As:
"Le téléphone sonne toujours deux fois" - France (original title)
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90 min
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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Completely absurd? Yes... but so good!!!, 26 March 2003
Author: o_cedar from Lyon, FRANCE

Don't you just hate those comedies when you feel the joke coming two hours before the punchline?? well, I absolutely hate it, and in this movie, it just never happens, always surprised, and that's what I really liked about it... This marked the beginning of the career for "Les Inconnus" probably the most famous humorists there are in France... but I still preferred their next comedy: "Les trois frères" Still pretty good... 8/10

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