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Loser Takes All! (2003)
"Qui perd gagne!" (original title)

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Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of ... See full summary »

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Jacques Loriot
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Angèle Berstein
Maurice Bénichou ...
Serge Vaudier
Jean-Pierre Malo ...
François Brinchet
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Albert
Côme Levin ...
Joseph
Alain Beigel ...
Louvin
Husky Kihal ...
Un inspecteur de la brigade
Antoine Chain ...
Un inspecteur de la brigade
Vinciane Millereau ...
Une inspectrice de la brigade
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Le directeur des RG
Philippe du Janerand ...
Vaugris - le chef du laboratoire
Dominique Frot ...
Mme la proviseur
Gérald Laroche ...
L'employé du casino
Eva Ionesco ...
La joueuse de Deauville / The Deauville Player
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Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of the the government's bureau, is determined to entrap him. She asks her secret lover, Jacques Loriot, an expert player in the casinos, for help... Written by Guy Bellinger

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23 June 2004 (France)  »

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Loser Takes All!  »

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$860,303 (France) (25 June 2004)

Gross:

$1,314,258 (France) (2 July 2004)
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Loser Takes All
Music by Laurent Coq
Lyrics by Laurent Bénégui
Performed by Allen Hoist
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Deceits within deceits--how does someone win the lottery twice?
15 April 2005 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

Qui perd gagne! (2004) (Loser Takes All) was co-written and directed by Laurent Bénégui. I saw it at the 2005 Cinefranco Festival in Toronto. (www.cinefranco.com)

This film tells the story of Jacques Loriot (Thierry Lhermitte) who is a compulsive gambler with a memory like a computer. A man has won the national lottery twice--essentially impossible. It's the job of Angèle (the intriguing Elsa Zylberstein) to find out how this is possible. She enlists Jacques to help in the investigation.

This is the kind of movie where nothing can be taken for granted--and no one is what he or she seems to be. The two leads are attractive, the supporting players are excellent, and the whole thing probably makes sense, although you'll need a pencil and paper--and a great memory--to sort it out after the movie's over.

Not a great film, but entertaining and definitely worth seeing.


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