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Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
"Le vélo de Ghislain Lambert" (original title)

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In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ghislain Lambert
José Garcia ...
Claude Lambert
Daniel Ceccaldi ...
Maurice Focodel
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Denis
Emmanuel Quatra ...
Riccardo Fortuna
Jean-Baptiste Iera ...
Fabrice Bouillon
Christelle Cornil ...
Babette
Fernand Guiot ...
M. de Kimpe
Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert ...
Mme Lambert (as Jacqueline Pappaert)
Guy Van Riet ...
Carlos
Isabelle Giami ...
Monique
Koen De Koker ...
Freddy
Nicole Valberg ...
Mme Vandenbroek
Michel de Warzee ...
M. Vandenbroek
Jean-Pierre Gos ...
Docteur Mabuse
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In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves. Written by Aline

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24 October 2001 (Belgium)  »

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Budget:

FRF 77,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,582,489 (France) (2 November 2001)

Gross:

$1,582,489 (France) (2 November 2001)
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Not number one in cycling, but number one in acting !
13 December 2002 | by (Lille, France) – See all my reviews

Once again, Benoît Poelvoorde proves to us that he is a great actor. He plays Ghislain Lambert, a second class professional cyclist whose role in the team is to support the leader. Poelvoorde makes the jump from comedy to drama and is able to play with our emotions. The movie shows us, in a very realistic manner, the "backstage" of professional cycling, and at the same time maintains its sense of humor. Don't worry, even if you're not into this sport, this movie will never bore you....If you enjoy Poelvoorde as an actor, I also recommend watching "Les convoyeurs attendent". Poelvoorde is never as good as he is when he plays common people.


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