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Marche à l'ombre (1984)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 17 October 1984 (France)
Two friends, one a musician the other constantly depressed wander around Greece and France till they get to Paris without a penny to their name. Here they spend nights in the underground, ... See full summary »

Director:

Michel Blanc

Writers:

Michel Blanc (dialogue), Michel Blanc | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Lanvin ... François
Michel Blanc ... Denis
Sophie Duez ... Mathilde
Katrine Boorman ... Katrina
Mimi Félixine Mimi Félixine ... Marie-Gabrielle
Béatrice Camurat Béatrice Camurat ... Martine
Pierre Forget Pierre Forget ... Le fourgue
Maka Kotto Maka Kotto ... Joseph
Marie Pillet Marie Pillet ... La femme du fourgue
Jean-François Dérec Jean-François Dérec ... Raymond, le patron de l'hôtel
Bernard Farcy ... Monsieur Christian
Didier Agostini Didier Agostini ... Racketteur 1
Philippe Auriault Philippe Auriault ... Jeune homme moto
François Berléand ... Inspecteur receleur
Dominique Besnehard Dominique Besnehard ... Le garçon de café
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Two friends, one a musician the other constantly depressed wander around Greece and France till they get to Paris without a penny to their name. Here they spend nights in the underground, and squat in houses with the African immigrants. One day they both fall in love with Mathilde a blond dancer and follow her to New York. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

17 October 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

L'amico sfigato See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Near the top of my all-time favorite laugh.
17 June 1999 | by patate-2See all my reviews

In the beginning of movie, there was Buster Keaton, (and Chaplin to a lesser extent), then, there were Laurel & Hardy, Jerry Lewis and Woody Allen. Whichever way you look at it, there wasn't too many films who got the crowd laughing out-loud. Michel Blanc did it for me as an actor. This is one of the only two films he made so far. The funniest, if not very original, of them. It has the same texture as Patrice Lecompte's pics Blanc played in.

The second film Blanc made, Grosse fatigue, has a texture not unlike Bertrand Blier films Blanc played in.


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