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The ComDads (1983)

Les compères (original title)
PG | | Comedy, Crime | 1 March 1984 (USA)
The woman, whose troubled son has left a home, informs two different men from her past that each of them is a real father. Too different men.

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Francis Veber

Writer:

Francis Veber
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Richard ... François Pignon
Gérard Depardieu ... Jean Lucas
Anny Duperey ... Christine Martin
Michel Aumont ... Paul Martin
Stéphane Bierry Stéphane Bierry ... Tristan Martin
Jean-Jacques Scheffer Jean-Jacques Scheffer ... Ralph
Philippe Khorsand ... Milan
Roland Blanche Roland Blanche ... Jeannot
Jacques Frantz ... Verdier
Maurice Barrier ... Raffart
Charlotte Maury-Sentier Charlotte Maury-Sentier ... Mme Raffart
Gisèle Pascal ... Louise
Patrick Blondel Patrick Blondel ... Stéphane
Florence Moreau Florence Moreau ... Michèle
Patrice Melennec Patrice Melennec ... Patron Star-Treck
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Storyline

Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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Together again...

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 March 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The ComDads See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Francis Veber: [François Pignon] features a likeable idiot called François Pignon. See more »

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References Superman (1978) See more »

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Fantastique!!!
18 August 1999 | by frenchie-16See all my reviews

I loved this movie when I saw it the first time a long time ago, and loved it again recently. Depardieu and Richard really are the Laurel and Hardy of french films, and this movie has a whistled song line that will not leave your head for years. A must see, especially if you saw the remake "Father's Day" which used the greatest comic talents in american film, and still didn't come close to the original.


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