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La soif de l'or (1993)

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Urbain and his grandmother are stingy. They buy gold with all their money, and hide it inside the bricks of a wall at their country house. Jackes, his chauffer, and his lover (who casualy ... See full summary »

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Urbain Donnadieu
Tsilla Chelton ...
Mémé Zézette
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Fleurette
Philippe Khorsand ...
Jacques
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Laurence
Pascal Greggory ...
Jean-Louis Auger
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Le comte Muller
Jacky Nercessian ...
Le représentant
Doud ...
L'abbé Furteaux (as Patrick Le Luherne)
Albert Dray ...
Brig. Flotard
Michel Such ...
Le commissionnaire
Jacques Famery ...
Un acheteur
Dimitri Radochevitch ...
Un acheteur
Carlo Nell ...
Un acheteur
Patrick Massieu ...
L'agriculteur
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Urbain and his grandmother are stingy. They buy gold with all their money, and hide it inside the bricks of a wall at their country house. Jackes, his chauffer, and his lover (who casualy is the Urbain's wife) don't know this fact and think they have the money hidden somewhere. When Urbain and his grandmother decide to transport the gold (with the house!) to Switzerland, in order to pay less tax, a crazy chase begins. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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31 August 1993 (France)  »

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Aquí todos roban  »

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Clavier and Oury in top form
21 October 2007 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

French comedy about a very greedy millionaire who is trying to smuggle a large amount of goldbars (hence the title 'Lust for Gold') out of France and into tax haven Switzerland, with his mom as his partner in crime but with his ex-wife and her boyfriend in hot pursuit.

One of Oury's better efforts of the latter stage of his career, it has a quite frenetic pace, only matched by Christian Clavier over-the-top interpretation. Loaded with slapstick and some spectacular car crashes this is really very entertaining and is an excellent time-passer, so even if you are not French you will enjoy it.

Gerard Oury was (and probably will remain) France's most successful director with immense popular triumphs as " La Grande Vadrouille," The Brain" and 'Rabbi Jacob' to his name. His later efforts though, left something to be desired but "La Soif de l'Or'" proves to be one of his better ones, especially taking into account he was already 74 years of age when he made this.

Christian Clavier went on to star in super hits "The visitors", the prestigious TV-series "Napoleon", the Asterix & Obelix-series, up until the recent box-office smash (in France anyway)'Les Bronzés 3' and remains one of France's popular (and highest-paid) actors.


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