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IP5: L'île aux pachydermes (1992)

Two young robbers meet an old man. The three start traveling together, looking for the same thing.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Leon Marcel
... Tony
Sekkou Sall ... Jockey
... Gloria
Colette Renard ... Clarisse / Monique
... Emile
Georges Staquet ... Jean-Marie
Arlette Didier ... Arlouse
Kleber Bouzzone ... Lulu
Bernard Lepinaux ... Canon Ball
Laurent Duquesnoy ... La Force
Olivier Barret ... Kronk
... Saddam
Carole Richert ... Sophia
Jane Hugon ... Caretaker
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Two young robbers meet an old man. The three start traveling together, looking for the same thing.

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12 June 1992 (France)  »

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IP5: The Island of Pachyderms  »

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Star Yves Montand died of cardiac arrest a few days after he had acted out a scene in this movie in which his character also died of cardiac arrest. On his way to the hospital, he said "I know I'm a goner, but it's not serious. I've had a terrific life." See more »

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A touching road-movie towards love, dreams and the Pyrrenees
16 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

A boy, a youth and a seemingly crazy old man are on their way to the Pyrrenees. What are they really searching for? Life & Fulfillment, I guess. But Beineix pulls it off without getting pompous. This movie is mixed, both gentle and harsh at the same time. It's a lot more quiet than Beineix's "Betty Blue", without the same desperation - it's more about pent-up feelings and longing.

All the main characters are played well, especially Sall is incredibly good as the kid. That ending in the sunrise at the Pyrrenees is moving. No guarantee that Betty Blue-fans will like this - but it's really worth checking out!


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