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Janis and John (2003)
"Janis et John" (original title)

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Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Walter Kingkate
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Pablo Sterni
Marie Trintignant ...
Brigitte Sterni
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Léon
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M. Cannon
Amparo Soler Leal ...
La mère de Pablo
Sacha Aubart ...
Jérémie Sterni
Basile Leroux ...
Bobby
Eric Hervé ...
Freddy
Reynald Tescaro ...
Miki
Patrick Dietsch ...
Johnny Rassov
Michel Berry ...
Victor Artie
Benamar Siba ...
Bébé
Bruno Rozenker ...
Garagiste 1
Bernie Bonvoisin ...
Garagiste 2
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Storyline

Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".

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Release Date:

15 October 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$963,857 (France) (17 October 2003)

Gross:

$963,857 (France) (17 October 2003)
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Goofs

When Pablo, Brigitte and Walter are in the Chinese restaurant, Walter finishes his aperitif in one gulp upon receiving it. However, when Pablo suggests a toast, Walter's glass is full when he picks it up. Then, he puts it down, empty, although he has not drunk from it. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the credits there is a short scene in English in which Brigitte's band discuss their (lack of) love life. See more »

Soundtracks

Down On Me
(Live)
Performed by Janis Joplin
Arranged by Janis Joplin
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i saw it in Paris opening night
10 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i happened to be in Paris for the opening night. i accidentally made it in to the showing by chance, i knew someone who knew someone, etc. the Joplin family was in attendance. also the family of Marie Trintignant who had just passed away soon before the showing of this. it was all very intense. i don't speak french much and since we were watching this in France there were no subtitles for me to read. even with all that, i could definitely follow the story well even without the words. i actually loved it. later i was able to get a script and a working copy subtitled and then i truly liked it even more. i wish it was out there available for us to see... it's a classic.


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