French in Action (1987– )

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This educational series teaches the French language and profiles cultural attributes. No attempt is made to use English in presenting skills and concepts.

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Series cast summary:
Pierre J. Capretz
(1 episode)
Valérie Allain ...
 Mireille (1 episode)
Charles Mayer ...
 Robert (1 episode)
Virginie Contesse ...
 Marie-Laure (1 episode)
Jean-Claude Cotillard ...
 L'homme en noir et le Mime (1 episode)
Julie Arnold ...
 Cécile (1 episode)
Patrice Bachelot ...
 Jean-Luc (1 episode)
Geoffroy Boutan ...
 Vendeur (1 episode)
Philippe De Brugada ...
 Chauffeur de Camion (1 episode)
Muhammad Camara ...
 Ousmane (1 episode)
Philippe Casidanus ...
 Marionnettiste (1 episode)
Antonio Cauchois ...
 Tonton Guillaume (1 episode)
Colette Ripert ...
 Tante Georgette (1 episode)
Etienne Draber ...
 Vendeur (1 episode)
Jean-François Delacour ...
 Le Maître d'Hôtel (1 episode)
Marguerite Foulon ...
 Madame Courtois (1 episode)
André Haber ...
 Monsieur Courtois (1 episode)
Charlotte Kady ...
 Ghislaine (1 episode)
Jean-François Kopf ...
 Jean-Denis (1 episode)
Chrystelle Labaude ...
 Concierge (1 episode)
Franck de la Personne ...
 Hubert (1 episode)
Bernard Larmande ...
 Serveur (1 episode)
Olivier Lebeau ...
 Serveur (1 episode)
Riton Liebman ...
 Jean-Pierre Bourdon (1 episode)
Serge Medot ...
 Georges (1 episode)
Michel Modo ...
 Oncle Victor (1 episode)
Amélie Pick ...
 Annick (1 episode)
Dane Porret ...
 Garçon de café (1 episode)
Rosine Proust ...
 Madame Belleau (1 episode)
François Rostain ...
 Vendeur (1 episode)
Aurélie Serve ...
 Yvonne (1 episode)
Pascal Talleux ...
 Loueur de Voitures (1 episode)
Yves Thuillier ...
 Jean-Michel (1 episode)
Fabienne Tricottet ...
 Colette (1 episode)
Serge Vincent ...
 Monsieur Belleau (1 episode)
Samuel Zaccharias ...
 Le vieux professeur (1 episode)
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This educational series teaches the French language and profiles cultural attributes. No attempt is made to use English in presenting skills and concepts. Written by Anonymous

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According to cast member Charles Mayer, the entire series was filmed in Paris during the summer of 1985. See more »

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Valerie Allain has done the most for Franco-American relations since Benjamin Franklin
14 July 2006 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I'm rating this a 9/10, but that doesn't mean it's as good as Citizen Kane. It just means that it is a highly effective presentation that accomplishes exactly what it hopes to do... and then some.

I was introduced to this gem whilst flipping through PBS. "Ka-ZOWIE... who's that babe? The film budget is kinda low... it's in French... cheezy music... that means MAYBE SHE'LL GET NAKED!" Well, she doesn't get naked (although I must echo an astute observation made by a fellow reviewer: "There's a girl who really knows how to not wear a bra!"). But what's interesting is that over time, as you watch in lustful, sweaty anticipation of the famous scene where she gets water spilled on her shirt, you ACTUALLY LEARN FRENCH! La vache! C'est incroyable! Moi, un américain bête... je parle français!


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