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Le viager (1972)

Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, ... See full summary »

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Pierre Tchernia
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Serrault ... Louis Martinet
Michel Galabru ... Léon Galipeau
Claude Brasseur ... Noël Galipeau à 39 ans
Rosy Varte Rosy Varte ... Elvire Galipeau
Odette Laure Odette Laure ... Marguerite Galipeau
Jean-Pierre Darras ... Emile Galipeau
Yves Robert ... Bucigny-Dumaine (le bel officier)
Jean Richard ... Jo (un voyou)
Madeleine Clervanne Madeleine Clervanne ... La grand-mère Galipeau
Noël Roquevert ... Le grand-père Galipeau
Jacques Bodoin Jacques Bodoin ... Maître Laguarrigue, l'honnête notaire
Gérard Depardieu ... Victor, le complice de Jo
Bernard Lavalette Bernard Lavalette ... Le député-maire de Saint-Tropez
Claude Legros Claude Legros ... Lucien, le brave facteur
Jean Carmet ... Maître Vierzon, l'avocat de Noël
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Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, is in the last stages. That is why he advises Emile to purchase Martinet's house for an annuity. Unfortunately for the Galipeaus, not only does Martinet recover but, month after month, year after year, the "dying man" proves hale and hearty as well! Whereas the greedy Galipeaus fall from the frying pan into the fire... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 January 1972 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Adorável Gozador See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Nathalie Serrault's first film and Noël Roquevert's last. See more »

Connections

Featured in René Goscinny: Profession humoriste (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

J'ai ma combine
Lyrics by René Pujol & Pierre Colombier
Music by Ralph Erwin
Performed by Georges Milton (1930, from film "Le roi des resquilleurs")
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The greatest comedy I have ever seen (not exaggerated)
5 November 2017 | by zhoulvyyljSee all my reviews

I once watched this movie when I was just a child on TV. This was translated by CCTV (China Central Television) to Chinese. I was so impressed because it was just so funny.

But today, unfortunately, no matter how I tried, I just cannot find any versions of this movie with Chinese or English subtitles or dub.

I sincerely request that if you know any access to watch this with English subtitles or dub, please contact me : 13121636441@163.com. Thank you so much!!


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