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Iznogoud (2005)

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

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... Iznogoud
Arno Chevrier ... Dilat Laraht
... Haroun El Poussah
Fred Jaspart ... Le prince sortilège
... Pullmankar
Maurice Lamy ... Conseiller Pullmankar
Cécile Davidovici ... Esclave douche
Mathias Jung ... Le général Bohl
Eric Hémon ... Le général Eparkreth
... Le chambellan du calife
... Le conseiller du calife
Sofia Essaïdi ... Belbeth
Magloire Delcros-Varaud ... L'eunuque en chef (as Magloire)
Mohamed Yazidi ... Le maître du protocole
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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9 February 2005 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Isnogud - Der bitterböse Großwesir  »

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$3,955,041 (France), 18 February 2005
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Version of Iznogoud (1995) See more »

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L'Arrabiata
Performed by Kad Merad and Olivier Baroux (as Kad & O)
Written by Patrick Braoudé (as P Braoudé) and Jacques Davidovici (as J Davidovici)
© 2004 Vertigo Productions / L'Arbre et la Colombe / Sing Sing
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When I was a child,I used to read Iznogoud stories....
23 February 2006 | by See 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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