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Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book. In his book, he is Bob Saint Clar, his neighbour Christine appears as Tatiana and his editor Georges Charon as Colonel Karpoff.Written by
Jean-Yves Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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When the black typewriter breaks down, we briefly see Merlin typing on the new white typewriter that he will buy later in the movie. See more »
We found an Albanian Interpreter. However, he speaks only Romanian. So we had to get a Romanian. But he speaks only Serbian. The Serb speaks only Russian. The Russian only Czech. I, fortunately, speak Czech.
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This movie is a story about a writer which is maintaining and developing a character, which is a lot in contrary of himself. As a viewer you follow the man when he is writing the book, and you can follow all of his sometimes funny, sometimes exaggerated fantasies by the creation of the story.
It must have been a challenge for the script writer(s) to make this film not too difficult to follow, because it depends on good timing when switching the roles as they are growing during the story.
When you place the movie in its own time, it was one of those real Belmondo's: cleverly written, and full of terrific action, with often surprising acts. A nice movie!
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