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Jean-Philippe (2006)

Fabrice is a big - perhaps the biggest - fan of Jean-Philippe Smet, better known as Johnny Hallyday, the greatest rocker France has ever produced.

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Cast

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Fabrice
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Jean-Philippe
Guilaine Londez ...
Babette
Élodie Bollée ...
Laura / Marion
Olivier Gueritée ...
Laurent (as Olivier Guéritée)
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Chris Summer
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Caroline
Barbara Schulz ...
Gabrielle
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Le professeur de physique de Marion
Jean-Claude Camus ...
Himself / En personne
Christine Paolini ...
Édith
Antoine Stip ...
Denis Loman
Christian Pereira ...
Michel, un collègue de Fabrice
Denis Braccini ...
Jean-Paul
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Missonnier
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Fabrice is a big - perhaps the biggest - fan of Jean-Philippe Smet, better known as Johnny Hallyday, the greatest rocker France has ever produced.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Music

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5 April 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Jean-Philippe, l'idole des jeunes  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,975,042 (France) (7 April 2006)
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2.35 : 1
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References Diabolique (1955) See more »

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Loup Bléssé
Written by Laurent Tuel and Alexandre Lessertisseur and 'Renan Jericho'
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Hardly any tribute in the field of cinema to "Johnny Hallyday" can attempt to be better than "Jean-Philippe" THE FILM.
2 February 2015 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

There is hardly anybody with the knowledge of French culture and civilization who is not aware of Johnny Hallyday especially his immense contributions to French rock and roll. Watching "Jean Philippe", one can confidently say that not knowing about Johnny Hallyday in France is as sacrilegious as not knowing about Cliff Richard in UK. This Laurent Tuel film is an excellent lesson in making viewers learn that not only is Johnny a great singer but also a great actor. In a film which seeks to get closer to his likable persona, Johnny has given an amazing but somewhat restrained performance which never attempts to go over the top. What makes this film credible is the fact that it has some amazing performances by Fabrice Luchini who is hailed as one of French cinema's most intellectual actor. On many occasions, he has proved that he can fit in any role as his performances reveal that cinema has not lost any of its charms. 'Jean-Philippe' constantly reminds us that forgotten heroes need to be resurrected at all costs as the world cannot afford to move forward without real heroes.


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