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La chèvre (1981)

A daughter of a millionaire, distinguish by incredible bad luck, goes missing. The idea how to find her is either insane or brilliant - to send after her an equally unlucky person.

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Francis Veber

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Francis Veber
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pierre Richard ... François Perrin
Gérard Depardieu ... Campana
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... The Captain
Corynne Charbit Corynne Charbit ... Marie Bens
Maritza Olivares Maritza Olivares ... La prostituée
André Valardy André Valardy ... Meyer
Jorge Luke ... Arbal
Sergio Calderón ... Prisoner
Michel Robin ... Alexandre Bens
Robert Dalban ... Le technicien
Jacqueline Noëlle Jacqueline Noëlle ... La secrétaire de direction
Michel Fortin Michel Fortin ... Le type à Orly
Marjorie Godin Marjorie Godin
Jean-Louis Fortuit Jean-Louis Fortuit
Pulcher Castan Pulcher Castan
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Storyline

When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up with an unusual plan - send someone equally accident-prone to find her. Despite detective Campana's objections and disbelief in bad luck, he and Francois Perrin, the accident-prone man in question, are teamed up and head back down to Mexico to pick up the girl's trail. Written by Tony Scheinman

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They're back! The comedy team beyond Comperes!


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Country:

France | Mexico | Malta

Language:

French | Spanish | English

Release Date:

26 July 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Goat See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the Spanish actors recited their dialogs in Spanish, and later they were dubbed in French. See more »

Goofs

At one point in the movie, Perrin gets kidnapped by a gorilla in spite of the fact that such animals do not live in the Americas. See more »

Quotes

François Perrin: [Campana has just pulled Perrin out of the quicksand; Perrin laughs] Shit! I lost a shoe!
Campana: [slowly smiles and also laughs] Don't you ever rest?
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What is wrong with these ratings??
8 April 2003 | by o_cedarSee all my reviews

I just cannot understand how such a movie can "only "have a weighted average of 6.9 ??? Seen over and over and over with so many different people, I never could find a single person not laughing the whole way through!!! The usual "Different characters" are this time represented by Depardieu and Pierre Richard, both absolutely wonderful!! A must see... If you loved this watch "Les Compères" and "Les fugitifs" with the same Richard/Depardieu tandem even though they are a tone under "La chèvre"...


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