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Merci mon chien (1999)

For 6 years, Amir the Pakistani has been the handyman of Jo, a prosperous trader in the Sentier who never provided him with the promised papers.

Director:

Philippe Galland

Writers:

Philippe Galland (story and screenplay), Jean-Pierre Hasson

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Atmen Kelif Atmen Kelif ... Amir
Jean Benguigui ... Raph
Yolande Moreau ... Marie-Do
Laurent Olmedo Laurent Olmedo ... Jo
Abbes Zahmani Abbes Zahmani ... Rachid
Geno Lechner ... Gudrun
Faiza Kaddour Faiza Kaddour ... Malika
Kal Baguerra Kal Baguerra ... Patron coiffeur
Robert Bahr Robert Bahr ... Salomon
Joël Barbouth Joël Barbouth ... Nedjar
Catherine Benguigui Catherine Benguigui ... Elodie
Meyriam Berrabah Meyriam Berrabah ... Fiancée de Rachid
Philippe Bombled Philippe Bombled ... Banquier
Brigitte Boucher ... Madame Rolande
Olivier Broche Olivier Broche ... Pierre-Ange
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Storyline

Amir, Pakistani, has been working undocumented for six years in the trail area. Jo, his boss, a prosperous trader, constantly promises to regularize his situation. Afraid of the laws that repress illegal work, Jo ends up exchanging Amir for a gambling debt to his colleague Ralph, a very bad businessman who misses everything he does. However, a year later, Ralph's business is booming while Jo experiences only setbacks. Neither of them can imagine that they owe their success to their handyman, Pakistani moreover.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 April 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Man's Best Friend See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color
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