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Soigne ton gauche (1936)

A boxer is out in the country with his entourage, training for his next fight. Meanwhile, on the farm nearby, Roger is neglecting his chores. As he watches the boxer and his sparring ... See full summary »

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René Clément

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Jean-Marie Huard (dialogue) (as Jean Marie Huard)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jacques Tati ... Roger
Max Martel Max Martel ... Postman (as Max Martell)
Louis Robur Louis Robur ... Boxer (as Robur)
Jean Aurel Jean Aurel ... Kid (as J. Aurel)
Champel Champel ... Manager
Van der Haegen Van der Haegen ... Sparring Partner
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Rhum Rhum
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A boxer is out in the country with his entourage, training for his next fight. Meanwhile, on the farm nearby, Roger is neglecting his chores. As he watches the boxer and his sparring partners at work, Roger starts to fantasize about being a boxer himself. Then, when none of the boxer's sparring partners can continue, he is asked to fill in, although he doesn't know anything about how to box. Written by Snow Leopard

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1936 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Watch Your Left See more »

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Cady Films See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This short film is featured on the Criterion Collection DVD for _Vacances de M. Hulot, Les (1953)_, released in 2001. See more »

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Referenced in Keep Your Right Up (1987) See more »

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Funny with a young Jacques Tati!!!
8 October 2001 | by anton-6See all my reviews

Pretty Funny.I saw this on Criterion´s M. Hulot's Holiday DVD.It is very inspired by the boxing scene in City Light.This short film is of course not as good because that is one of the funniest(or best) scenes in film history.It´s hard to rate short films but if I should rate it I give it a 4 out of 5.


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