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Ferchaux (2001)

L'aîné des Ferchaux (original title)
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Credited cast:
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Paul Ferchaux
Samy Naceri ... Mike Baudet
Julie Depardieu ... Lina
Silvia Munt ... Maud Lerner
Brigitte Roüan Brigitte Roüan ... Mireille Bosson
Philippe Khorsand ... Bob Fleury
Pierre Vernier ... Le compagnon de Maud
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emile Abossolo M'bo ... African réception
Bernard Alane ... Le ministre
Vincent Aubert Vincent Aubert ... Trochu
Wilfrid Bosch Wilfrid Bosch ... Chef de cabinet
Nathalie Breucq Nathalie Breucq ... Huissier
Claude Brosset Claude Brosset ... Victor
Jean-Louis Caffier Jean-Louis Caffier ... Journalist
Bernard Charnacé Bernard Charnacé ... Vendeur vérements
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31 December 2006 | by kregenowSee all my reviews

Nothing more to say. Except perhaps that the only reason to endure this sorry effort is Sami Naceri. He's not as convincing as in Petit Ben for instance, but this is rather due to the poorer than poor direction.

Anyway, I'll never understand why there are people out there feeling the need to foozle a masterpiece with their less than mediocre efforts.

The same thing is bound to happen when next year the assault on "Le Deuxième Soufflé" will happen to see the light of day.

What about a little respect for the work of a genius? It should be common knowledge, that the films of Jean-Pierre Melville can't be surpassed. Who's gonna save us from such a crap when even the french start to beat the Americans when it comes to making trashy remakes of their masterpieces? What's next? A remake of "Le Samourai" starring Tom Cruise? Argh!


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

17 September 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó kalandor See more »

Filming Locations:

Condécourt, Val d'Oise, France

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GMT Productions See more »
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