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I'm Losing My Temper (1974)

La moutarde me monte au nez (original title)
PG | | Comedy | March 1975 (USA)
Pierre Durois is a bumbling school teacher with an eye for the older female students; his father is a reputable surgeon who is running for Mayor. There's a film shooting crew in town and ... See full summary »

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Claude Zidi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Richard ... Pierre Durois
Jane Birkin ... Jackie Logan
Claude Piéplu ... Docteur Hubert Durois
Jean Martin ... Proviseur / Headmaster
Danielle Minazzoli Danielle Minazzoli ... Danielle (as Danou Minazzoli)
Vittorio Caprioli ... Le metteur en scène
Julien Guiomar ... Albert Renaudin
Henri Guybet ... Patrick, le neveu d'Albert Renaudin
Jean-Marie Proslier Jean-Marie Proslier ... Automobiliste / Driver
Clément Harari Clément Harari ... Harry Welsinger
Bruno Balp Bruno Balp ... Grégoire
Isabelle Ceaux Isabelle Ceaux ... Nenette / Girl #1
Anna Gaylor Anna Gaylor
Isabelle Gautier Isabelle Gautier ... Nénette / Girl #3
Catherine De Keuchel Catherine De Keuchel ... Nenette / Girl #2
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Pierre Durois is a bumbling school teacher with an eye for the older female students; his father is a reputable surgeon who is running for Mayor. There's a film shooting crew in town and the paparazzi are around too. Zaney antics follow with typical French coincidences to heighten the comic elements. Written by Hazel Freeman <hazel@sabrina.demon.co.uk>

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

March 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky Pierre See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Included in a 1990 VHS series hosted by Joe Bob Briggs (John Bloom) titled "The Sleaziest Movies in the History of the World" under the title "Lucky Pierre." See more »

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TEACHER LEAVE THE KIDS ALONE!
12 August 2003 | by Didier-BecuSee all my reviews

Master of French comedies Claude Zidi is a well known director of lovely movies and this is one of the first that stars French comedian Pierre Richard who looked more than a white poodle but you can forgive him the sign of the times.

The movie starts with great shots from Jane Birkin (the wife from Serge Gainsbourg) who is a big superstar. Everybody wants to take photos from her (also a friend of Pierre Richard) and one moment Pierre sees a photo from her... But he not alone, also his pupils as he is a teacher in maths...and son of a politician who is fighting against sexy posters in his towns. Of course you can guess the rest, Pierre lands by Birkin and the whole press jumps on it while the career of his dad looks to be destroyed. Why do I all tell this? The story isn't important at all, this is just fine entertainment in where you can have a good laugh for 90 minutes and you can even see Jane Birkin.


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