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Comment réussir... quand on est con et pleurnichard (1974)

Director:

Michel Audiard

Writers:

Fred Kassak (original idea), Jean-Marie Poiré (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Carmet ... Antoine Robineau
Stéphane Audran ... Cécile Malempin
Jane Birkin ... Jane
Jean-Pierre Marielle ... Gérard Malempin
Jean Rochefort ... Foisnard
Evelyne Buyle Evelyne Buyle ... Marie-Josée
John Arkan John Arkan
Féodor Atkine ... Le mime du cabaret (as Féodor Atkin)
Laurence Badie Laurence Badie ... Une employée de l'hôtel
Paul Bisciglia Paul Bisciglia ... Le chasseur PLM
Jacques Canselier Jacques Canselier ... Le surveillant TV PLM
Ermanno Casanova Ermanno Casanova
Robert Dalban ... Léonce, le patron du bistrot
Jacqueline Doyen Jacqueline Doyen ... Mme Léonce
Jean-Claude Dreyfus ... Le transformiste du cabaret
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 June 1974 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Cracking comedy with excellent cast !
23 August 2001 | by kmoss55See all my reviews

I laughed throughout the whole film and found the dialogues so well written : in fact I think that Michel Audiard is a bit like a French Woody Allen, as his scripts and characters remind me of some of his work; parodies and caricatures of all classes, with such losers as Antoine Robineau (Jean Carmet), Foisnard (Jean Rochefort) and Gérard (Jean-Pierre Marielle) who are all great actors.

You feel attached to their characters in a way, however low and annoying they can be. Jane Birkin looks so sexy, lively and shows a good sense of humour, particularly in a scene that suggests a bad and tacky copy of a famous show in Paris...

Very funny and well acted movie that deserves to be better known !


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