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Hothead (1979)

Coup de tête (original title)
The miserable football player becomes a town hero after bringing victory in extremely important game. He uses his fame for revenge to the team star for the previous mockeries.

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Alain Godard (story), Francis Veber
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dewaere ... François Perrin
France Dougnac ... Stéphanie
Dorothée Jemma Dorothée Jemma ... Marie
Maurice Barrier ... Berri, le patron du 'Penalty'
Robert Dalban ... Jeanjean, le vieux dirigeant
Mario David ... Rumin, le kinési
Hubert Deschamps ... Le directeur de la prison
Dora Doll ... La religieuse en chef
François Dyrek François Dyrek ... Le chauffeur du premier camion
Patrick Floersheim Patrick Floersheim ... Berthier
Michel Fortin Michel Fortin ... Langlumey
Jacques Frantz ... Le chauffeur du second camion
Gérard Hernandez Gérard Hernandez ... L'inspecteur
Claude Legros Claude Legros ... Poilane, le serveur
Corinne Marchand ... Madame Sivardière
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Storyline

François Perrin plays football at the AS Trincamp. During a training session, he gets into a fight with Bertier, the team's star, and is ordered off the field. The club's boss, who is also a powerful businessman, takes advantage of the situation and sacks him... But Perrin's revenge will be sweet. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

14 February 1979 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Hothead See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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In Spain this movies was dubbed twice. First on its theatrical release in 1982, and again in 2013 when it was release for the first time on DVD. The 1982 dubbing can only be found on the 80s VHS. See more »

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a remarkably sweet revenge tale
24 June 2001 | by tobybarlownySee all my reviews

One of the best, most enjoyable little films I've ever seen. It's remarkable that it isn't more celebrated, especially considering the director and the actor involved. A must see, if you can figure out a way to see it.


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