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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Kevin Deer
Bob Dayanovitch
Jean-Marie Frin ...
Richard Guerra
Chantal Lauby ...
Claude Berri ...
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Jérôme Seydoux ...
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Isabelle Gélinas ...
Pierre Amzallag ...
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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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First directorial effort of comedian-actor Alain Chabat. 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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A pleasant moment, should have been shorter
18 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Didier is an unusual film about a dog becoming a man, keeping his dog's mind.

It deals with a humorous tone with more serious things, and the fact that Alain Chabat wrote the script and is the main protagonist is a plus - but also shows the limits. A few nice, very funny moments, smart and hilarious lines "hey you treat him real bad. You talk to him like he's a dog".

Shot in Montpellier, Southern France, it's a pleasant film for an hour or so. It won't change your life but was never meant to. Kept a bit shorter, it would have been better even, the end is slow to come.

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