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Simon, the Magician (1999)

Simon mágus (original title)
In this surrealistic movie from the director of My 20th Century, the French police seek help from Simon, a visionary living in Budapest to solve a murder case. Whilst in Paris, Simon falls ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Péter Andorai ...
Simon
Julie Delarme ...
Jeanne
Péter Halász ...
Péter
Hubert Koundé ...
Paul
Mari Nagy ...
Interpreter
Hervé Dubourjal ...
Prefect
Serge Merlin ...
Doctor
Daniel Merle ...
Inspector
Florent Vitse ...
Detective
Gergely Harmati ...
Uniformed detective
Michel Soignet ...
Biologist
Nicolas Woirion ...
Controller
Zoon Besse ...
Ambulance doctor (as Zoon)
Odéon ...
Receptionist
Aurélie Guichard ...
Reporter #2
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In this surrealistic movie from the director of My 20th Century, the French police seek help from Simon, a visionary living in Budapest to solve a murder case. Whilst in Paris, Simon falls in love with Jeanne, although they do not speak each other's language. When Jeanne leaves for a couple of days, Peter, another visionary, calls Simon for a duel: They both have to spend three days buried alive. Will Simon ever meet his love again? Written by Gatsby-15 <gatsby@freemail.hu>

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Nice scenes and music & ideal for a rendezvous
15 November 2000 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

The movie includes beautiful sceneries from Paris and everything else. Many people say that actress Julie Delarme was quite pretty in this film. The story is cute, and some parts are very funny. The music is excellent (featuring Massive Attack, Beethoven and Bartok). I think this movie is ideal for seeing it with your girl/boyfriend. (note: although it's a Hungarian production, there isn't too much about Hungary in it. The story goes in France.)


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