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Le missionnaire (2009)

A recently released convict goes to a small village to lay low for a while. His contact is the local priest. Unfortunately, the priest suddenly dies and the villagers all think that the con is their new village priest.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Marie Bigard ...
Mario
David Strajmayster ...
Patrick (as Doudi)
Thiam Aïssatou ...
Nadine
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Le capitaine de gendarmerie
Michel Chesneau ...
Le maire du village
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Roger
Jean-Gilles Barbier ...
André
Sidney Wernicke ...
Le père Philibert
Philippe Faure ...
L'évêque
François Siener ...
Giancarlo
Lucie Lucas ...
Sarah
Arthur Chazal ...
Lucien
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Maria
Julia Molkhou ...
L'une des trois filles
Liina Brunelle ...
L'une des trois filles
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A recently released convict goes to a small village to lay low for a while. His contact is the local priest. Unfortunately, the priest suddenly dies and the villagers all think that the con is their new village priest.

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29 April 2009 (France)  »

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A misszionárius  »

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Great Film full of French Humor
30 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think that people that don't speak or understand French should not watch this movie because French films are made to watch in French. I think people should stop rating this film and just not watch French movies if they watch it English. I'm warning you if you watch this film in English, it will loose it's every aspect it's worth watching for. The difference between English and French films is that even though you can add French or English dubs to a movie, you can translate a movie from one language to another, but you can never translate everything. I've watched French films in English, there's no point because it's a completely different film. This film is funny,sarcastic, slightly violent but in a funny way and full of French jokes which is impossible to translate to English. So I suggest for people not to watch this film unless they speak and understand perfectly the French language. This movie deserves more than it was rated.


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