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Crazy in the Noodle (1957)

Comme un cheveu sur la soupe (original title)
Pierre Cousin, a depressive compositor, wants to die. After five vain attempts at committing suicide, he decides to hire professional hit men to do the job on him.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Pierre Cousin (as Louis de Funes)
... Juliette
Christian Duvaleix ... Le journaliste (as Christian Duvalleix)
Christian Méry ... Angelo, le gangster corse
Louis Massis ... Le photographe du journal
Léo Campion ... Ferdinand Bouthillier
Pierre Stéphen ... Le commissaire de police
Sabine André
Simone Berthier ... La concierge
Max Dalban ... Le patron du café 'Le brazá'
... Le banquier
Pierre Doris ... Le chasseur du 'Néant'
Max Dejean ... Un gangster
Géo Dorlys ... Le directeur
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Pierre Cousin, a depressive compositor, wants to die. After five vain attempts at committing suicide, he decides to hire professional hit men to do the job on him.

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Mon amour et ma vie
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Written by Jean Broussolle and Georges Van Parys
Performed by Noëlle Adam
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A very adequate title!
30 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Certainly not one of the best movie of de Funes. This black and white vaudeville, typical of the post-war period in France, should please the aficionados of Louis, discourage those willing to learn more about him and comfort in their opinion those who hate him. None-the-less, the film present an interesting gallery of characters and occasionally bring a smile on your face.


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