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The American (2004)

L'américain (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorànt Deutsch ...
Francis Farge, alias l'Américain
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Eddy
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Nelly
Doud ...
Texas (as Patrick Le Luherne)
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Rick
Mathias Mlekuz ...
Tennessee
Richard Berry ...
Le professeur d'anglais
Marianne Denicourt ...
Murielle
Thomas Doucet ...
Tom
Patrick Paroux ...
Nevada
Jean-Marc Bihour ...
Massachussetts
Daniel Isoppo ...
Alabama
Salah Teskouk ...
Mohammed
Kafka ...
José Bové
Frankie Pain ...
La femme de José Bové
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7 July 2004 (Belgium)  »

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The American  »

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$985,215 (France) (9 July 2004)
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The French Big Lebowski
15 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

I predict that this movie, once more people discover it, will become a cult classic. It is absurd and dark and slapstick and superficially quite silly, but actually insanely clever. There are moments in this movie where I had to pause the DVD because I was laughing so hard. I don't smoke at all, but like the Big Lebowski, I can see this movie becoming really popular as a stoner flick. There is subtle political commentary, but above all, this movie is memorable for its idiosyncratic characters, ridiculous plot turns, and hilarious one- liners and gags - again, a lot of the humor is dark. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!


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