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Janis and John (2003)
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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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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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15 October 2003 (France)  »

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

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$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 »

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If You Should Love Me
Performed by Ten Years After
Written by Alvin Lee
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Funny, moving and intelligent
25 November 2003 | by (Nemours, near Paris, France) – See all my reviews

In deep monetary trouble, a man must convince an old friend - an ex-LSD addict who believes he met Janis Joplin and John Lennon in the 70s - that his idols have come to visit him to make one last album, for which they will need money.

A highly intelligent script that is extremely well acted and both funny and moving at the same time. The fact that this was Marie Trintignant's last film makes it all the more moving as most of the storyline focuses on her character's transformation from meek housewife to all singing, Janis Joplin impersonating sensation. The performance is among her best and you almost forget that you are watching her play a role. This film is a must-see! I really hope it is released in England too!


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