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Sadsacks Go to War (1974)

Les bidasses s'en vont en guerre (original title)
Four young soldiers spend most of their army service under punishment for various pranks and jokes.

Director:

Claude Zidi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Guy Fechner Jean-Guy Fechner ... Jean-Guy
Gérard Filipelli Gérard Filipelli ... Phil
Gérard Rinaldi Gérard Rinaldi ... Gérard
Jean Sarrus Jean Sarrus ... Jean
Jacques Seiler Jacques Seiler ... Sergent Bellec
Marisa Merlini ... Paulette Brugnon
Heidy Bohlen ... La psychologue
Paolo Stoppa Paolo Stoppa ... Le colonel
Myriam Boyer Myriam Boyer ... Philippine Brugnon
Brigitte Stein Brigitte Stein
Pierre Gualdi Pierre Gualdi ... Le maire
Alain Peysson Alain Peysson ... Le fiancé
André Tomasi André Tomasi ... Le paysan dépanneur
Michel Fremont Michel Fremont
Marc Malory Marc Malory
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Four young soldiers spend most of their army service under punishment for various pranks and jokes.

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Adventure | Comedy | War

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Country:

France | Italy | West Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 December 1974 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Bazanti jdou do boje See more »

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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References Dirty Hands (1975) See more »

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A slapstick comedy that keeps you laughing 25 years later
4 January 2002 | by rmccaigSee all my reviews

A Grand Slapstick comedy about four buddies serving in the army. Their long-suffering sergeant attempts to whip them into shape but the conflict spirals out of control. I caught this gem in Munich in 1975 and the German title translated loosely to The Four Troubles of Company C.


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