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Alain Berrebi directs with his sister Lorène, a company of ready-to-wear in the Path. Their business is booming to the point to consider acquiring a nearby shop. Fortunately, it belongs to David Stern, the father of his fiancée Arlette.

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Ariel Zeitoun

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Florence Quentin (original scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michel Boujenah Michel Boujenah ... Alain Berrebi
Gérard Depardieu ... Jean Bourdalou
Elsa Zylberstein ... Arlette Stern
Catherine Jacob ... Lorène Benguigui
Gina Lollobrigida ... Gaby Berrebi
Gad Elmaleh ... Samy
Felix Fibich Felix Fibich ... Nathan Stern (as Felix Fiebich)
Maurice Chevit Maurice Chevit ... David Stern
Jenny Clève ... Renée Bourdalou
Anna Loubeyre Anna Loubeyre ... Mémé Perret
Delphine Schiltz Delphine Schiltz ... Morgane
Pierre Zimmer ... Baptiste Bourdalou
Oulage Abour Oulage Abour ... Marco
Emmanuelle Riva ... Sonia Stern
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Isaach Brami Isaach Brami ... Salomon
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Alain Berrebi directs with his sister Lorène, a company of ready-to-wear in the Path. Their business is booming to the point to consider acquiring a nearby shop. Fortunately, it belongs to David Stern, the father of his fiancée Arlette.

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France

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Release Date:

10 December 1997 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Nagydarab és Kicsiagy See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Nothing you've seen before
1 March 2000 | by PhroggySee all my reviews

This one looks like a multi-stars, multi-budgeted rehash of Thomas Gilou's smash hit "La vérité si je mens", playing again on the manierism of the French Jewish community from the garment district. The first half-an-hour is so cliché-ridden it turns boring, then it catches some life, but gives too little, too late. The whole scenario feels like something taken out of a Seventies comedy reject, when French cinema rode on clichés and poor production value. Poorly marketed in France (nobody knew what it exactly was about.), this one went straight to video in other countries, and it has the feel of a so-so TV movie. Yes, even now, French cinema keeps on churning this kind of old-fashioned time-waster. too bad so many good actors got caught in the lurch.


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