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La cité de la peur (1994)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chantal Lauby Chantal Lauby ... Odile Deray / Louise, journaliste TV
Alain Chabat ... Serge Karamazov / Youri (dans "Red is Dead") / Jacques, journaliste TV
Dominique Farrugia Dominique Farrugia ... Simon Jérémi / Benjamin (dans "Red is Dead") / Michel, journaliste TV
Gérard Darmon ... Commissaire Patrick Bialès / Maurice Bialès / Alicia Lampéro
Sam Karmann Sam Karmann ... L'homme inquiétant / Youri / Émile Gravier
Patrick Lizana Patrick Lizana ... Grimaldi
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ... Jean-Paul Martoni, le député du R.E.P.N.
Eric Prat Eric Prat ... Garcia
Marc de Jonge Marc de Jonge ... Le patron de Karamazov
Valérie Lemercier ... La veuve de M. Jacques
Tchéky Karyo ... M. Jacques, le projectionniste #1 (as Tcheky Karyo)
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Le projectionniste #3
Daniel Gélin ... M. Mireille - le projectinniste #2
Eddy Mitchell ... Le projectionniste #4
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Sandy (dans "Red is Dead")
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Odile Deray est attaché de presse pour le film "Red is Dead". Mais au festival de Cannes, personne ne veut regarder un tel navet. Pourtant, les gens changent d'avis au moment où les projectionnistes meurtent les un après les autres, assassiné par le méchant de "Red is Dead". Serge Kazamarov est envoyé sur place pour protéger la victime suivante. Quelques jours plus tard, la salle est comble et même le gratin de Cannes est sur place... Written by Jean Martin

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France

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French | English | Swedish

Release Date:

9 March 1994 (France) See more »

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Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Avant toute chose, nous remercions chaleureusement Valérie Lemercier pour sa succulente tasse de thé, bien qu'elle n'ait mis que quinze sucres (*) (*) Authentique, retournez voir le film et comptez-les ! (First of all, we would like to warmly thank Valérie Lemercier for her delicious cup of tea, even though she only put fifteen sugars in it (*) (*) Authentic, go watch the movie again and count them !) See more »

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SUPER SUPER FABOULOUS !!!!
9 January 1999 | by Sylvain-3See all my reviews

It is really a fresh and original comedy. I have seen it again and again. To spend 1h30 laughing look at this!!! If you don't like it i allow you to beat me!! bye


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