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Distracted (1970)

Le distrait (original title)
A comedy about an absent-minded man who works at a advertising company. He topples from one problem to another.

Director:

Pierre Richard

Writers:

André Ruellan (scenario and adaptation by) (as Andre Ruellan), Pierre Richard (scenario and adaptation by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Richard ... Pierre Malaquet
Marie-Christine Barrault ... Lisa Gastier
Maria Pacôme ... Glycia Malaquet
Catherine Samie ... Clarisse Guiton
Micheline Luccioni ... Madame Gastier
Paul Préboist ... Monsieur Klerdene
Tsilla Chelton ... Madame Cliston
Robert Dalban ... Mazelin
François Maistre François Maistre ... Monsieur Gastier
Jacques Monod Jacques Monod ... M. Malaquet
Romain Bouteille Romain Bouteille ... Corbel
Claude Evrard Claude Evrard ... Figuier
Anne-Marie Blot Anne-Marie Blot ... Véronique (as Anne Marie Blot)
Fanny Gaillard Fanny Gaillard ... France
Raoul Delfosse Raoul Delfosse ... Gliston
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A comedy about an absent-minded man who works at a advertising company. He topples from one problem to another.

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 December 1970 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Distracted See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Yves Robert: "wrong floor" neighbor of Pierre Malaquet. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the beginning and ending credits, the letter "I" moves through the screen like a cartoon character in order to complete the many names where this letter is missing. See more »

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An underestimated classic !
6 August 2003 | by pvspSee all my reviews

I wonder why Pierre Richard is so under estimated here in France ? This film, and also "les malheurs d'alfred", are among the ten best french comedies of the last three decades. Despite his 70's look, the movie is still so fresh and actual. Pierre Richard is somewhere between Jacques Tati and Jim Carrey. The soundtrack is also a classic. DAVID, La Rochelle, France


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