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Absolutely Fabulous (2001)

Absolument fabuleux (original title)
Patsy has a penchant for alcohol, especially for a famous brand of champagne. Eddie is obsessed with her curves and perpetually electrified by cocaine, soothed by countless different sleeping pills.

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Gabriel Aghion

Writers:

Jennifer Saunders (creator: TV series Absolutely Fabulous), Dawn French (creator: TV series Absolutely Fabulous) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josiane Balasko ... Eddie Mousson
Nathalie Baye ... Patricia
Marie Gillain ... Safrane
Vincent Elbaz ... Jonathan
Claude Gensac ... Mamie Mousson
Yves Rénier ... Alain
Saïd Taghmaoui ... Manu
Chantal Goya ... Chantal Goya
Stéphane Bern Stéphane Bern ... Stéphane Bern
Catherine Deneuve ... Une spectatrice du défilé
Jennifer Saunders ... Une spectatrice du défilé
Jean-Paul Gaultier ... Le créateur
Marie-Christine Bendavid Marie-Christine Bendavid ... Herself - En personne
Viviane Blassel Viviane Blassel ... Les mannequins
Claire Chazal Claire Chazal ... Une spectatrice du défilé
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Patsy has a penchant for alcohol, especially for a famous brand of champagne. Eddie is obsessed with her curves and perpetually electrified by cocaine, soothed by countless different sleeping pills.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

29 August 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Absolutamente fabulosas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

FRF76,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,979,170
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Jennifer Saunders: As a spectator at the fashion show. Saunders made a cameo appearance in the French "Absolutely Fabulous" film released in 2001. In Absolutely Fabulous (2001), Saunders cameoed as an audience member at a fashion show who sat next to famous French actress Catherine Deneuve, and is billed as "une spectatrice du defile" which translates into the English language as "a spectator at the parade". Saunders starred alongside Joanna Lumley in the original television series Absolutely Fabulous (1992) and both later in its Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) theatrical feature film. See more »

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Written by Jean-Jacques Debout
Performed by Chantal Goya
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Awful
22 January 2004 | by Elaine SantosSee all my reviews

As a big fan of the original series, I was quite pleased when I heard that there was a movie about Edwina and Patsy. Well, the truth is: that movie really sucks! It's poorly written, and Jennifer Saunders IS Edwina, there's no one who could ever fill her shoes...

The only thing that worth a look is that guy, Jonathan... damn, the boy is cute! :)


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