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Conseil de famille (1986)

French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

Director:

Costa-Gavras

Writers:

Francis Ryck (novel), Costa-Gavras (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Hallyday ... Le père / The Father
Fanny Ardant ... La mère / The Mother
Guy Marchand ... Maximilien Faucon
Laurent Romor Laurent Romor ... François enfant / François as a child
Rémi Martin Rémi Martin ... François
Juliette Rennes Juliette Rennes ... Martine enfant / Martine child
Caroline Pochon Caroline Pochon ... Martine
Ann-Gisel Glass Ann-Gisel Glass ... Sophie
Fabrice Luchini ... L'avocat véreux / The shady lawyer
Jérôme Barrier Jérôme Barrier
Maxime Beaugrand Maxime Beaugrand
Claudine Berg Claudine Berg
Julien Bertheau ... Le propriétaire de la maison fléchettes
Françoise Bette Françoise Bette ... La belle-soeur / The sister-in-law
Philippe De Brugada Philippe De Brugada ... Le propriétaire en furie
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French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Latin

Release Date:

19 March 1986 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Family Business See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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nice
16 September 2015 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

a nice film.different Costa Gavras but not surprising. elegant, amusing, realistic image of family crisis and wise manner to explore , in special note, a strange occupation. nothing surprising. the director, the cast, the script are keys of a story about the fight between generations, American dream, adults versus children and sides of truth. Costa Gavras change only the tone. the experience of political movies remains powerful mark for the atmosphere and the sense of detail. a film who can define/impose a style. French , fresh, using a refined humor. a film about the family. and its councils. about decision. and about measure after a strange success.


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