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Mon Pere Ce Heros (1991)

Mon père, ce héros. (original title)
Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy, Benjamin, she manages to complicate the situation by making up stories ... See full summary »

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Christelle
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Irina
Gérard Hérold ...
Patrick
Patrick Mille ...
Benjamin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Benoît Allemane ...
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Harriet Batchelor ...
La copine de Benjamin
Sultan Beeharry
Éric Berger ...
Julien (as Eric Berger)
Franck-Olivier Bonnet ...
Le barman
Yan Brian ...
Le père de Benjamin
François Bruhat
Koomaren Chetty ...
Karim
Thierry Der'ven
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Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy, Benjamin, she manages to complicate the situation by making up stories about her father. She presents him as her lover, a mercenary and even a secret agent which gets her into trouble and then her father has to start playing along... Written by Inge Hoivik <ih@vingmed.no>

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23 October 1991 (France)  »

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My Father the Hero  »

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$25,480,000 (USA)
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Visa d'exploitation en France # 74958 See more »

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Remade as My Father the Hero (1994) See more »

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Nocturne N°13
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
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Absolutely amazing
19 May 2001 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

I actually saw this two summers ago in China, I saw a chinese dubbed version, but it was good nonetheless. The first thing to love about this movie is the theme soundtrack that it starts with. I've been trying to get a hold of it ever since. If anyone can help me, please email. Anyway, I loved the movie. Even though a lot of jokes probably got lost in the translation, I still enjoyed the movie very much. It's a very charming film, one of the best foreign films I've ever watched (and I watched a lot of good foreign language films, from Stalingrad to Au revoir les enfants) The dad is truely great in this movie, he puts up with so much, my dad would kick my ass for 1/100 of that. Veronique is great too, not many people have the guts to pull somethign liek that off.


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