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This is an excellent comedy! The movie is not pretentious, not complicated; its aim is just to be very funny. No need for any special effects, no colorful exotic traveling scenes, no noisy explosions, no car races or spectacular accidents and of course not the slightest of those low-level bang-bang gunning or kicking violence shows. Just the perfect play of top actors that keeps you tied to the movie from the very first to the very last second without even a small break to get your breath back from laughing. It is also to be said that two of the four main actors were already very famous for their talent at this time. This is the kind of comedy performance that today's directors and actors are just not able to deliver anymore...
Note: the film must be seen in original French language version! Translations are more or less impossible and all sound awful.
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