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.
Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The... See full summary »
Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.
Deux beaux-frères, Didier et Bernard se lancent un défi: chacun ne doit pas fumer pendant quatorze jours. Ce pari, qui se prolongera ultimement sur beaucoup plus longtemps, bouleversera ... See full summary »
Eddie, Dov, and Yvan are back, still working in Paris' Sentier textile district, This time they're confronting the high-stakes world of large distribution after striking a deal with Eurodiscount, a European hypermarket chain.
Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts... See full summary »
Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (... See full summary »
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
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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 »
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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