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Beauties at War (2008)

La guerre des miss (original title)
A ski resort town struggles to become the top tourism spot.

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Béatrice Michel ...
Femme maire Charmoussey
Michèle Garcia ...
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Antoine Chappey ...
Gérard patron du café
Juliette Poissonnier ...
Laurent Bateau ...
Jean-René Pouchard
Edouard Prettet ...
Yvon le facteur (as Edouard Prétet)
Arnaud Henriet ...
Jean-Loup chef des pistes
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A ski resort town struggles to become the top tourism spot.

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2 villages, 1 seule Miss!

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14 January 2009 (France)  »

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Beauties at War  »

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€12,000,000 (estimated)
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Miss Twin Towns 2008 (rental)
10 April 2014 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

For the fans of « Twin Peaks », this movie is a must-see as it has the same small town(s) setting and in addition the same public contest ! So we can see the similar facts but also the big differences in cultures and production. In a way, it was also close to « je fais le mort » as it's about a anonymous Parisian who returns to his country to become popular ! Those kinds of movies really speaks to me actually as i felt the same desire to go back to my roots.

So, this is an enjoyable movie, doped by an hilarious Benoit. In addition, he finds a great feminine team of a mother and her teen daughter. If the movie is funny, i expected more from Leconte who is was in the 80s a big name for this genre. I don't understand why he toned down the movie and the creativity of Benoit as the long making-of (50 mn for 89 mn to the movie) clearly shows that everyone laughed very much every day !


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