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Iznogoud (2005)

A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until..

Director:

Patrick Braoudé

Writers:

René Goscinny (comic books), Jean Tabary (comic books) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michaël Youn ... Iznogoud
Arno Chevrier Arno Chevrier ... Dilat Laraht
Jacques Villeret ... Haroun El Poussah
Fred Jaspart Fred Jaspart ... Le prince sortilège
Bernard Farcy ... Pullmankar
Maurice Lamy Maurice Lamy ... Conseiller Pullmankar
Cécile Davidovici Cécile Davidovici ... Esclave douche
Mathias Jung Mathias Jung ... Le général Bohl
Eric Hémon Eric Hémon ... Le général Eparkreth
Franck Dubosc ... Le chambellan du calife
Rufus ... Le conseiller du calife
Sofia Essaïdi Sofia Essaïdi ... Belbeth
Magloire Delcros-Varaud Magloire Delcros-Varaud ... L'eunuque en chef (as Magloire)
Mohamed Yazidi Mohamed Yazidi ... Le maître du protocole
Jamal Lababsi Jamal Lababsi ... (as Jamal Laababsi)
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A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until..

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 February 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Isnogud - Der bitterböse Großwesir See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,955,041 (France), 18 February 2005
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Connections

Version of Iznogoud (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Être Calife, quel Kif
Written by Michaël Youn and Patrick Braoudé
Composed by William Geslin and Dominique Gauriaud
Performed by Tatiana Heintz
© 2004 Jam Block
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When I was a child,I used to read Iznogoud stories....
23 February 2006 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

....and how much did I love them!Goscinny and Tabary used to work wonders for there was only one plot:the Grand Vizir Iznogoud wants to get rid of the caliph and be caliph himself;but every time they came up with funny new situations,hilarious puns and a lot of black humor.

Patrick Braoudé completely butchered Iznogoud.He's got a lot of nerve to dedicate his piece of junk to Goscinny and Tabary!The lines are vulgar, full of saucy innuendos(whereas the comic books never deal with sex even to the lesser extent).The songs are abysmal and essentially filler:the reworking of "Pretty woman" is an insult to the great Roy Orbison.It's really too bad for the late Jacques Villeret :the part of the caliph

was tailor-made for him and had he worked with a clever director,he could have succeeded in his portrayal.As I cannot say something nice about the rest of the cast....

Now do yourself a favor and read again one of those wonderful comics.


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