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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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Jacques Forgeas (original scenario), Jean-Jacques Beineix (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yves Montand ... Leon Marcel
Olivier Martinez ... Tony
Sekkou Sall Sekkou Sall ... Jockey
Géraldine Pailhas ... Gloria
Colette Renard Colette Renard ... Clarisse / Monique
Sotigui Kouyaté ... Emile
Georges Staquet Georges Staquet ... Jean-Marie
Arlette Didier Arlette Didier ... Arlouse
Kleber Bouzzone Kleber Bouzzone ... Lulu
Bernard Lepinaux Bernard Lepinaux ... Canon Ball
Laurent Duquesnoy Laurent Duquesnoy ... La Force
Olivier Barret Olivier Barret ... Kronk
Samir Guesmi ... Saddam
Carole Richert Carole Richert ... Sophia
Jane Hugon 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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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 June 1992 (France) See more »

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IP5 See more »

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Dolby

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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"I.P." are also the initials of actress Isabelle Pasco, director's girlfriend at the time. "5" stands for the movie being the director's fifth one. See more »

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A touching road-movie towards love, dreams and the Pyrrenees
16 June 1999 | by SolanSee 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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