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The Fugitives (1986)

Les fugitifs (original title)
Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not ... See full summary »

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Yveline Ailhaud ...
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Didier Pain ...
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Marc Adjadj
Alain Algara
Eric Averlant
Jean-Pierre Becker
Pierre Belot
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Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of this action. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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The oddest "odd couple" from "Les Comperes" are back in a gag-filled comic masterpiece of role reversal and farcical misadventure.

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17 December 1986 (France)  »

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Francis Veber: [François Pignon] features a likeable idiot called François Pignon. See more »

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Featured in La saga Pignon (2001) See more »

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I Know It's A Lie
Written by Vladimir Cosma
Performed by Karoline Krüger
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The little girl was indeed one (tv)
13 July 2017 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

because it's her only movie as she took a career as teacher.

Anyway this is a great movie that brilliantly mixes drama and comedy: it's about a single father who is pushed to the limits by markets law (jobless) but rather to find a bluesy movie, we have a funny one because this poor lad is rather unlucky! It may be the last team-up between Gerard and Pierre but it may be their best because they are in symbiosis now and above all, they are really tied together by the essential link of this child: she is really the heart of the movie and with few words (she is nearly mute) every body will understand all the joy and responsibility to be a parent. At last, this movie smells good the 80s when the french cinema was popular, faraway of Paris and the Bobos, made with limited money but real conviction so it's a high recommendation! As it's indeed a great french movie, I really wonder what the American remake looks like, all the more than the cast seems appropriate with Short and Nolte…


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