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Belphegor: Phantom of the Louvre (2001)

Belphégor - Le fantôme du Louvre (original title)
A collection of artifacts from an archeological dig in Egypt are brought to the famous Louvre museum in Paris, and while experts are using a laser scanning device to determine the age of a ... See full summary »

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Lisa / Belphégor
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Verlac
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Martin
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Glenda Spender
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Bertrand Faussier
Patachou ...
Geneviève
Lionel Abelanski ...
Simonnet
Françoise Lépine ...
Suzanne Dupré
François Levantal ...
Mangin
Jacques Martial ...
Félix
Philippe Maymat ...
Bob
Pierre Aussedat ...
Pierre Desfontaines
Matteo Vallon ...
Cemetary employee
Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat ...
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Woman in the cemetary
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A collection of artifacts from an archeological dig in Egypt are brought to the famous Louvre museum in Paris, and while experts are using a laser scanning device to determine the age of a sarcophagus, a ghostly spirit escapes and makes its way into the museum's electrical system. Museum curator Faussier (Jean-Francois Balmer) brings in a noted Egyptologist, Glenda Spencer, to examine the findings, and she announces that the mummy inside the coffin was actually the evil spirit Belphegor. Lisa, who lives across the street from the museum, follows her runaway cat into the museum after closing time, where she is accidentally given a shock that sends the stray spirit into her body. Soon, Lisa is disguising herself as Belphegor and making off with the rare Egyptian treasures on display at the museum, convinced that they are rightfully hers. When "Belphegor" proves more than a match for the Louvre's security forces, renowned detective Verlac is brought out of retirement to find out why the ... Written by Anonymous

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4 April 2001 (France)  »

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FRF 105,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Juliette Gréco's appearance is a nod to her leading role in the popular 1965 television adaptation of Arthur Bernède's novel, Belphegor (1965). See more »

Crazy Credits

After the music credits: "This music participates to the endangered pharaonic instrument: EL ARGHOULE." The credits acknowledge an "el arghoule" player. See more »

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just have fun !
12 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

step 1. forget the old B&W TV movie step 2. forget the movie magazines and further papers crying on the B&W TV serie step 3. open your eyes and just have fun with this efficient comedy. step 4. come here again, and improve the rating ! step 5. see you for Belphégor 2, the return...


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