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Janis et John (2003)

Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".

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Samuel Benchetrit
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
François Cluzet ... Walter Kingkate
Sergi López ... Pablo Sterni
Marie Trintignant ... Brigitte Sterni
Christopher Lambert ... Léon
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... M. Cannon
Amparo Soler Leal ... La mère de Pablo
Sacha Aubart Sacha Aubart ... Jérémie Sterni
Basile Leroux Basile Leroux ... Bobby
Eric Hervé Eric Hervé ... Freddy
Reynald Tescaro Reynald Tescaro ... Miki
Patrick Dietsch Patrick Dietsch ... Johnny Rassov
Michel Berry Michel Berry ... Victor Artie
Benamar Siba Benamar Siba ... Bébé
Bruno Rozenker Bruno Rozenker ... Garagiste 1
Bernie Bonvoisin Bernie Bonvoisin ... Garagiste 2
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Storyline

Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".

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Comedy

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Country:

France | Spain

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 October 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Janis and John See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$963,857 (France), 17 October 2003
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Pablo, Brigitte and Walter are in the Chinese restaurant, Walter finishes his aperitif in one gulp upon receiving it. However, when Pablo suggests a toast, Walter's glass is full when he picks it up. Then, he puts it down, empty, although he has not drunk from it. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the credits there is a short scene in English in which Brigitte's band discuss their (lack of) love life. See more »

Soundtracks

Workin' Together
Performed by Ike Turner and Tina Turner
Written by Eki Renrut
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i saw it in Paris opening night
10 August 2006 | by michael-2195See all my reviews

i happened to be in Paris for the opening night. i accidentally made it in to the showing by chance, i knew someone who knew someone, etc. the Joplin family was in attendance. also the family of Marie Trintignant who had just passed away soon before the showing of this. it was all very intense. i don't speak french much and since we were watching this in France there were no subtitles for me to read. even with all that, i could definitely follow the story well even without the words. i actually loved it. later i was able to get a script and a working copy subtitled and then i truly liked it even more. i wish it was out there available for us to see... it's a classic.


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