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As the Moon (1977)

Comme la lune (original title)
Normandy, France, 1976. After 2 years of wild love with Nadia, Pouplard - unemployed heating engineer... See full synopsis »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pouplard
Sophie Daumier ...
Nadia
Dominique Lavanant ...
Yvette
Marco Perrin ...
Chanteau
Anna Gaylor ...
Jeanine
Jacques Rispal ...
Emile Rabu
René Berthier ...
Le père Pouplard
Jeanne Hardeyn ...
La mère Pouplard
Louison Roblin ...
La rouennaise
Maurice Travail ...
L'estivant
Patrick Laurent ...
Pierrot
Sophie Sam ...
Henriette
François Caruso ...
Dédé
Jacques Giraud ...
Le garagiste
André Chaumeau ...
Le consommateur
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Normandy, France, 1976. After 2 years of wild love with Nadia, Pouplard - unemployed heating engineer... See full synopsis »

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31 August 1977 (France)  »

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The title of this movie comes from the colloquial French expression 'con comme la lune', literally 'dumb as the moon' (only significantly more vulgar), meaning that the person so designated is an absolute twerp See more »

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Maracuja
Performed by Rolando and Luiz Antônio (Les Étoiles)
Courtesy of Disques RCA
Éditions des Alouettes
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The most hilariously cruel movie in Joel Seria's filmo
19 August 2002 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Forget about Les Galettes de Pont-Aven, Joel Seria's previous film featuring Jean-Pierre Marielle. The latter is here in ace shape, performing as a refrigerator repair master who quits his job and bakery owner wife to live a gigolo's life with sexy butcher shop owner Sophie Daumier - a bacon and bean sauce version of Brigitte Bardot. The action takes place in the mid-seventies provincial France. Cruel, desperate, and hilarious from beginning to end.


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