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Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)
"La cité de la peur" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  9 March 1994 (France)
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A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chantal Lauby ...
Odile Deray / Louise, journaliste TV
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Serge Karamazov / Youri (dans "Red is Dead") / Jacques, journaliste TV
Dominique Farrugia ...
Simon Jérémi / Benjamin (dans "Red is Dead") / Michel, journaliste TV
Gérard Darmon ...
Commissaire Patrick Bialès / Maurice Bialès / Alicia Lampéro
Sam Karmann ...
L'homme inquiétant / Youri / Émile Gravier
Patrick Lizana ...
Grimaldi
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ...
Jean-Paul Martoni, le député du R.E.P.N.
Eric Prat ...
Garcia
Marc de Jonge ...
Le patron de Karamazov
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La veuve de M. Jacques
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M. Jacques, le projectionniste #1 (as Tcheky Karyo)
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Le projectionniste #3
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M. Mireille - le projectinniste #2
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Le projectionniste #4
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Sandy (dans "Red is Dead")
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Odile Deray est attaché de presse pour le film "Red is Dead". Mais au festival de Cannes, personne ne veut regarder un tel navet. Pourtant, les gens changent d'avis au moment où les projectionnistes meurtent les un après les autres, assassiné par le méchant de "Red is Dead". Serge Kazamarov est envoyé sur place pour protéger la victime suivante. Quelques jours plus tard, la salle est comble et même le gratin de Cannes est sur place... Written by Jean Martin

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Les Nuls at their best!
21 February 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

What ca we say... Les Nuls, Chabat, Faruggia, Lauby, plus Darmon and the beautiful De Fougerolles.

One of the most laughable film ever made in my opinion. It shows in itself half of the whole French Humour with thousands and jokes and laughable references.

I have sen him in theatre, then in TV at each of its subsequent broadcast, purchased the DVD and overall watched it literally hundreds of times.

A cultural masterpiece! The true end to the too short stories of Les Nuls.


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