A womaniser, the titular big mouth, helps his introvert best friend find true love.
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Cast

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Stef
Jean-Luc Couchard ...
Jean-Claude
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Greg
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Natacha
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Claudy
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Laurence
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Sylvie
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Fabienne
Evelyne Demaude ...
Evelyne
Mourade Zeguendi ...
Aziz
Catherine Hosmalin ...
Grosse bonne femme 1
Olivier Legrain ...
Miche / Garagiste
Renaud Rutten ...
Dim
Guy Staumont ...
Baudouin
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A womaniser, the titular big mouth, helps his introvert best friend find true love.

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Release Date:

21 June 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Диккенек  »

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€3,790,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The actor portraying the museum receptionist is seen again in Claudy's favorite club and at the bar's counter as two different characters. See more »

Quotes

Natacha: -In French- I think I want to do exactly like you.
Sylvie: -In French- Humm, what ? What do you mean by that ?
Natacha: -In French- Bah, just do nothing, like you. After all is it not main goal in life ? Do nothing.
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Connections

References Winged Migration (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

A Lust Unmatched
Written by Tim Vanhamel & Bas Remans
Performed by Millionaire
Published by Strictly Confidential / We'll Sue You Pias Recordings
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Reality is more extreme
13 March 2017 | by (Bruxelles) – See all my reviews

An entertaining colourful caricature of the real Brussels (quickly disappearing in the new world deluge of EU yuppies and hipsters.) Overall enjoyable, and at times well observed and surreal (as any film about Brussels should be.)

The only issue with this film is that it is too plastic. The writer/director reveals his limitations in a number of sequences displaying a lack of a deeper intimacy of the Bruxellois. (Poelvoorde, Belvaux & Bonzel were much closer to the mark).

Damiens is an absolute natural in his character as is the excellent Mourade Zeguendi. Putting their names on this to boost sales, Marion Cotillard fills her shoes well, but the usually entertaining Dominique Pinon seems like he's not sure what he's meant to be doing and therefore a little out of place. (Much like the presence of Vedett beer in real cafes and the general Moortgaat brewery advertising.)

The scenes in the disco, cinema and cafe are particularly enjoyable and Damiens' mother's montcharge/stairlift is a classic.


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