Since the suicide of his wife, Jacques Loursat has gone downhill. Estranged from his daughter, his lawyer's pratice in ruins, he consoles himself with drink. One night he is woken by a ... See full summary »
In this Franco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an ... See full summary »
Louis de Funès,
Burglar Maurice Faugel has just finished his sentence. He murders Gilbert Vanovre, a receiver, and steals the loot of a break-in. He is also preparing a house-breaking, and his friend ... See full summary »
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 »
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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