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Mr. Freedom (1968)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 8 January 1969 (France)
Mr. Freedom is an all-American superhero that destroys everyone who even remotely disagrees with imperialism. The film accounts his latest assignment to save France from being taken over by the commies.

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William Klein

Writer:

William Klein
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Delphine Seyrig ... Marie-Madeleine
John Abbey John Abbey ... Mr. Freedom
Donald Pleasence ... Dr. Freedom (as Don Pleasence)
Jean-Claude Drouot ... Dick Sensass
Serge Gainsbourg ... M. Drugstore
Yves Lefebvre Yves Lefebvre ... Jacques Occident
Rufus ... Freddie Fric
Sabine Sun
Rita Maiden ... Herself
Colin Drake Colin Drake
Pierre Baillot Pierre Baillot
Raoul Billerey Raoul Billerey
Philippe Noiret ... Moujik Man
Sami Frey ... Christ
Catherine Rouvel Catherine Rouvel ... Marie-Rouge
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Storyline

Mr. Freedom is a pro-American Right superhero who fights for God and country by beating, robbing, raping, and killing anyone who looks like they might disagree with him. When he hears that France is in danger of falling to the Commies, Mr. Freedom heads overseas to set things right. When the welcome he receives isn't quite as warm as he expected, he gives up hope of steering the French away from the Reds and decides to salvage what he can by destroying the entire country. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

8 January 1969 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mister Freedom See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

French censorship certificate: 13. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Freedom returns to his headquarters to find all his henchmen dead, one man with stars painted over his eyes, who is supposed to be dead, can be seen blinking. See more »

Quotes

[Mr. Freedom's theme song]
Mr. Freedom: F-R-double-E-D, D-O-M spells Freedom! We fight for freedom, for one and for all! It's you-and-me-dom, and ten foot tall! Freedom, freedom, and oh-can-you-see-dom, we'll always beat 'em with star-spangled freedom!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are presented like political graffitti on the wall. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Beck: Sexx Laws (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Freedom Rock
Music by Michel Colombier and Serge Gainsbourg
Lyrics by Serge Gainsbourg and William Klein
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spell it: f-r-double e-d-o-m
27 February 2002 | by CrovieSee all my reviews

I saw this film at this years berlin film festival (berlinale2002) and it was great. Although i did not understand every word I laughed throughout the film. I just loved the american propaganda, the french accents and the bombing of France. If you've seen this film you understand the Cold War. 10/10


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