A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis De Funès in the role ... See full summary »
In a small Mediterranean port, Lionel, a kind-hearted athlete, saves a young woman in dire straits who was about to kill herself. He is assisted by William Chaminade, a vet whose business ... See full summary »
Since the death of his mother, Pascal, ten years old, spends his holidays with his father, the rich Laurent Segur. One day, when diving near the shores of Corse, an aircraft falls into the ... See full summary »
Although Bourvil was (and remains) one of the really popular French movie stars, this film remains totally unknown to most of his fans. Furthermore, even the books written on Bourvil generally neglect to mention this title. Why? Well, for unexplained reasons, the distributor didn't release CLODO in its original form, but added hardcore sequences (yes!) and tried to release it some years after its completion, under a new title, "Clodo et les vicieuses". Of course, it was a total fiasco and the film fells into oblivion. Happily enough, it was made available on videotape in the early 1990's (WITHOUT the hardcore sequences...) and recently, Jean-Pierre Mocky, the French director, who owns his own movie theater, "Le Brady", in Paris, was able to show the film to moviegoers. So, a film with Bourvil, Pauline Carton, and other beloved French actors, finally became available to film fanatics...
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