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Le voyage de la famille Bourrichon (1913)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy
The Bourrichon Family is in debt and must go on a journey to escape their creditors. But these creditors are persistent and pursue the family wherever they go, until the family must finally... See full summary »

Director:

Georges Méliès

Writer:

Eugène Labiche (music hall comedy)
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The Bourrichon Family is in debt and must go on a journey to escape their creditors. But these creditors are persistent and pursue the family wherever they go, until the family must finally give up hope of escaping them and are forced to pay the money they owe. Written by sakrahn

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Short | Comedy

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Not Rated
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Also Known As:

A Bourrichon család utazása See more »

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Star-Film,Pathé Frères See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Final film of Georges Méliès. See more »

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Outrageous Use of Physical Comedy
23 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Apparently the Bourrichon family was going to fudge on their debts and leave town. Unfortunately, for them, the creditors are aware of what they are up to and pursue them all over the place. There is no rhyme or reason to most of this we are simply treated to one confrontation after another. For some reason, on board a train, people could go on the roof the train car and make their ways into the car itself. This is the last film by Melies and apparently was never released. It was a broader, fuller presentation.


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