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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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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

Kozmic Blues
Performed by Janis Joplin
Written by Gabriel Mekler and Janis Joplin
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For Marie
24 September 2003 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Of course, it's just impossible to see this movie without thinking about Marie Trintignant's death and for some sequences (like when Sergi Lopez is shouting at her), it's really hard and sad. But,this movie deserve to be seen also for what it is: a good comedy, funny, pretty original with a lot of excellent musical moments. Even Christophe Lambert is brilliant in it, playing an ex-LSD addict. So, if you like Janis Joplin, if you like to laugh and if you want to see how beautiful, gifted and touching Marie was, just see this film. Bye Marie.


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