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Fast (1995)

A naive young man climbs the social ladder in a fast food, while his only goal is to find his first love: the girl with yellow hair as fries.


Dante Desarthe


Dante Desarthe (scenario), Jackie Berroyer (scenario) | 1 more credit »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frédéric Gélard Frédéric Gélard ... Jean-Louis
Jean-François Stévenin Jean-François Stévenin ... Francis
Karin Viard ... La fille aux cheveux jaunes (comme des frites)
Nathalie Schmidt Nathalie Schmidt ... Henriette
Georges Claisse Georges Claisse ... Mr. Humbert
Paul Crauchet ... Pépé
Gaël Baron Gaël Baron ... Gaël
Philippe Frécon Philippe Frécon ... Le chauffeur du car
Madeleine Marie Madeleine Marie ... La vieille dame
Edouard Montoute ... Daniel
Zinedine Soualem ... Mourad
Odile Roire Odile Roire ... Marie
Samir Guesmi ... Jocelyn
Arnaud Churin Arnaud Churin ... Gilles
Petr Kaplichenko Petr Kaplichenko ... Vlad, le vigile


A naive young man climbs the social ladder in a fast food, while his only goal is to find his first love: the girl with yellow hair as fries.

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Comedy | Romance







Release Date:

7 June 1995 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Gyorsbüfé See more »

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Jean-Louis, 25, is a naive: he has always lived with his grandfather in his lost village. But Pepe is dead, and Jean-Louis goes to Paris to meet the yellow-haired girl like the fries, a Parisian woman who, once in the village, one day made her discover love. He kept only a "Fast Burger" matchbox. Entering the first Fast Burger, he is engaged, taken for a model, climbing very quickly in the hierarchy without really understanding what happens to him ... One day he finds his dream, the girl with yellow hair, who pushes him back . In the subway, Jean-Louis meets Henriette, a mother-in-law who recognizes his soulmate. See more »

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Poorman's Forrest Gump
31 May 2002 | by vostfSee all my reviews

... or more exactly frenchman's Forrest Gump. Take the same idea, give it to the French and you will end up with a movie that lacks ambition and then difficultly takes off. Here the naive boy from the country goes to Paris to find the girl that was lost in his village and had sex with him before she could leave that "awfully dull place". Along the way he discovers love (???) and ends up as head of a hamburger restaurant.

The discrepancy is sometimes funny but this movie lacks a good characterization and rhythm. J-F Stévenin is good but the script aims to be clever before being funny thus who do we care for? Nobody except this cold hamburger as the lead character. French food pleeaaaase!

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