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Marche à l'ombre (1984)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 17 October 1984 (France)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Michel Blanc

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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 ... 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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Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Interesting comedy
3 January 2003 | by LeRoyMarkoSee all my reviews

Interesting comedy featuring one of France best actor, Michel Blanc. He's also directing this movie. Some scenes are hilarious, like the car ride with the Black guy driving. Good laughs also at the hospital or when Michel Blanc's character is also sick or complaining about something. We don't know how those two guys met years ago, but we don't really care, the fun goes on from here. The ending, though, is a bit too abrupt I think.

Out of 100, I give it 73. That's good for **½ out of ****.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on December 17th, 2002.


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