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The Apprentices (1995)
"Les apprentis" (original title)

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Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn ... See full summary »

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Antoine
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Fred
Judith Henry ...
Sylvie
Claire Laroche ...
Agnes
Philippe Girard ...
Nicolas
Bernard Yerlès ...
Patrick
Jean-Pol Brissart ...
Karate Magazine Editor
Blandine Pélissier ...
Estate Agent
Jean-Michel Julliard ...
Doctor
Maryvonne Schiltz ...
Fred's mother
Claude Aufaure ...
Fred's father
Hélène Roussel ...
Antione's mother
Marie Riva ...
Woman in Flat 48
Philippe Duquesne ...
Man in Flat 48
Agathe Lepicard ...
Child in flat 48
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Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the offices of a karate magazine, the consequences of which sends the playwright into a spiraling bout of depression. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Galeres?.. Embrouilles?.. Angoisses? Rencontrez de vrais professionnels!!!

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Written by Philippe Eidel
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18 December 1998 | by (Toulouse, France) – See all my reviews

A couple of dead-beats living together in a friend's flat find out that they're going to have to move out. Now they have to get hold of some money, and sort out their love-lives while they're about it.

Basically a buddy movie, but with some absolutely brilliant moments - made me laugh out loud several times. I won't describe what creates these scenes, since it could spoil it for you, but I would definitely recommend it for anyone who can speak French or read the subtitles (as I did).

9/10


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