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Smaïn ...
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Françoise
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Oncle Baptiste
Martin Lamotte ...
Brenner
Jean-Jérôme Esposito ...
Eric Boucher ...
Bartok
Annie Grégorio ...
Tante Clarisse
Eric Petitjean ...
Astruc
Christophe Giordano ...
Dromart
Rémy Roubakha ...
Martelette
Jean-Marie Juan ...
Delhomme
Fabrice Roux ...
Meynard
Philippe Beglia ...
Couturier
Carole Brenner ...
Julie
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Irene has no desire to work in his uncle's grocery shop and dreams of becoming an actor. His opportunity comes when a crew of movie makers came to his little village. Irene begins to go over the top in order to be noticed, which earns him the traditional joke reserved to a "Schpountz" (naive person): a phoney contract and a departure for Paris. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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25 August 1999 (France)  »

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