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Arlette (1997)

An actor owes big bucks to the Vegas mob. He's all set to pay them off; he's conned a rich widow into marrying him. But the mobsters blow his cover because they need him for a different ... See full summary »

Director:

Claude Zidi

Writers:

Claude Zidi (scenario), Josiane Balasko (dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josiane Balasko ... Arlette Bathiat
Christopher Lambert ... Frank Martin (as Christophe Lambert)
Ennio Fantastichini Ennio Fantastichini ... Angelo Mascarpone
Stéphane Audran ... Diane
Jean-Marie Bigard ... Victor
Armelle Armelle ... Lucie
Martin Lamotte ... Le chef routier
Jean-Pierre Castaldi Jean-Pierre Castaldi ... Lulu
France Zobda France Zobda ... Samantha
Jean-Claude Bouillon Jean-Claude Bouillon ... Le présentateur
Ronny Coutteure Ronny Coutteure ... Le patron routier
Arno Chevrier Arno Chevrier ... Le routier Mickey
Tony Librizzi Tony Librizzi ... Le routier Riri
Pascal Benezech Pascal Benezech ... Le routier Nanard (as Pascal Bénézech)
Jacques Le Carpentier Jacques Le Carpentier ... Le routier géant
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Storyline

An actor owes big bucks to the Vegas mob. He's all set to pay them off; he's conned a rich widow into marrying him. But the mobsters blow his cover because they need him for a different scam. The lost heiress to a Vegas casino fortune has been found; she's a truckstop waitress in France. The mobsters' proposition: romance the broad, and get hitched. Or else. Then the crooks can bump her off and keep the casino for themselves... Written by David Carless

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Comedy | Romance | Crime

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

16 April 1997 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Arlette szerencséje See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Entertaining
4 July 2001 | by quiradschiinSee all my reviews

It´s a wonderful amusing comedy. The plot is neat. And Christopher Lambert and Josiane Balasko form a perfect team in this comedy. Frank(Christopher Lambert and waitress Arlette (Josiane Balasko) discover that love is more valuable than anything else.


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