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The Band (1970)

L'homme orchestre (original title)
Manager of female dance group and his cousin leads the group on a tour in the Rome and prohibit them to socialize with men. Problems occur when we see that one of the girls has a baby in Rome.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Monsieur Édouard - dit Evan Evans (as Louis de Funes)
... Françoise
... Philippe Evans (as Olivier de Funes)
Daniel Bellus ... Le jeune automobiliste au feu rouge
Max Desrau ... Un automobiliste au feu rouge
Tiberio Murgia ... Le père sicilien
Vittoria Di Silverio
Martine Kelly ... La danseuse qui se marie / Rejected dancer
... La fille sicilienne
Franco Volpi ... Le marquis
Michèle Alba ... Une danseuse
Lydie Callier ... Une danseuse
Géraldine Lynton ... Une danseuse
Francoise Occipinti ... Une danseuse (as Françoise Occhipinti)
Christine Reynolds ... Une danseuse
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Manager of female dance group and his cousin leads the group on a tour in the Rome and prohibit them to socialize with men. Problems occur when we see that one of the girls has a baby in Rome.

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Louis de Funes goes musical
23 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

For lovers of this great french comedian this movie is best watched with the remote control in one hand. The story is the typical mix of little choleric Louis (playing the director of an all girl dancing group) who tries to shield them from other men so that the girls won't be distracted from their job. There are a couple of well directed scenes that provide good laughs and Louis delivers the whole range of his facial expressions that alone makes you giggle. However this time the script seems to have lacked enough ideas for a full movie, therefore you will have to sit through plenty of dancing and music and even an almost unbearable singing scene where Louis de Funes sings musical-like. Approx. half of the movie time is being consumed by music, dance and singing only - too much for a comedy.

Therefore my advice: skip those dull scenes with the fast forward of your remote control and have a good laugh at Louis while he is really acting (and not dancing or singing).


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