Didier (1997)

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Jean-Pierre, a frazzled sport agent, has better things to do than to look after his friend's labrador Didier. An amazing discovery will lead him off on an amazing adventure.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elliot ...
Caroline Cellier ...
Pascal Gennesseaux ...
Kevin Deer
Bob Dayanovitch
Jean-Marie Frin ...
Richard Guerra
Chantal Lauby ...
Claude Berri ...
Type aéroport #1
Jérôme Seydoux ...
Type aéroport #2
Isabelle Gélinas ...
Pierre Amzallag ...
Le type mou
Sasha Rucavina ...
La collègue Maria (as Sasha Rukavina)
Fabrice (as Michel Hazanavivius)
Camel Mimouni
Lionel Abelanski ...
Charlie Abitbol


Jean-Pierre is a soccer player agent who is in a whole lot of trouble with his star players, who all got wounded just before a major game. One day, to do a favor to his sister Annabelle, he accepts to take care of her dog Didier. One night, Didier turns into a man while keeping the behavior of a dog... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Ce qu'il y a de meilleur en l'homme c'est le chien.


Comedy | Fantasy | Sport


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Release Date:

29 January 1997 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Didier - koiruuksia kerrakseen  »

Box Office


FRF 54,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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French visa # 89597 delivered on 29-1-1997. See more »

Crazy Credits

A lot of funny things are written in the ending credits. And a lot of names are also written with their nicknames. At the end we can read: "Nous ne remercions pas pour leur collaboration: René Bousquet, Maurice Papon et le pape Pie XIII." ("We don't thank for their collaboration...") See more »


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9 December 1999 | by (Avenheim, France) – See all my reviews

This movie comes after a succession of french comedies in which you don't laugh at the characters, rather with the characters. Such comedies as Les Trois Frères were a bit irritating in that sense. Alain Chabat, a former "kind of" French Saturday Night Live host, has to have intended to butt in that wave. The result is a genuine show of force. His on-screen duo with France's best screenwriter Jean-Pierre Bacri (On Connaît La Chanson, Un Air De Famille) is a real treat. Alain Chabat really is a dog, and has always been. Bacri really is a master, and always will be. The rendering is amazing, the cinematography is a pleasant surprise. Chabat himself still doesn't undertand today that he directed a masterpiece, as proof his TV appearance with Fabrice Lucchini, where the latter paid tribute to the movie as one of the best comedies of all time, while Chabat was thinking he was being mocked.

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