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Jean-Philippe (2006)

Fabrice is a big - perhaps the biggest - fan of Jean-Philippe Smet, better known as Johnny Hallyday, the greatest rocker France has ever produced.

Director:

Laurent Tuel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fabrice Luchini ... Fabrice
Johnny Hallyday ... Jean-Philippe
Guilaine Londez Guilaine Londez ... Babette
Élodie Bollée Élodie Bollée ... Laura / Marion
Olivier Gueritée Olivier Gueritée ... Laurent (as Olivier Guéritée)
Antoine Duléry ... Chris Summer
Caroline Cellier ... Caroline
Barbara Schulz Barbara Schulz ... Gabrielle
Jackie Berroyer ... Le professeur de physique de Marion
Jean-Claude Camus Jean-Claude Camus ... Himself / En personne
Christine Paolini Christine Paolini ... Édith
Antoine Stip Antoine Stip ... Denis Loman
Christian Pereira Christian Pereira ... Michel, un collègue de Fabrice
Denis Braccini Denis Braccini ... Jean-Paul
Francis Coffinet ... Missonnier
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Fabrice is a big - perhaps the biggest - fan of Jean-Philippe Smet, better known as Johnny Hallyday, the greatest rocker France has ever produced.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Music

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 April 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Jean-Philippe, l'idole des jeunes See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,975,042 (France), 7 April 2006
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Connections

References Diabolique (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Loup Bléssé
Written by Laurent Tuel and Alexandre Lessertisseur and 'Renan Jericho'
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Hardly any tribute in the field of cinema to "Johnny Hallyday" can attempt to be better than "Jean-Philippe" THE FILM.
2 February 2015 | by FilmCriticLalitRaoSee all my reviews

There is hardly anybody with the knowledge of French culture and civilization who is not aware of Johnny Hallyday especially his immense contributions to French rock and roll. Watching "Jean Philippe", one can confidently say that not knowing about Johnny Hallyday in France is as sacrilegious as not knowing about Cliff Richard in UK. This Laurent Tuel film is an excellent lesson in making viewers learn that not only is Johnny a great singer but also a great actor. In a film which seeks to get closer to his likable persona, Johnny has given an amazing but somewhat restrained performance which never attempts to go over the top. What makes this film credible is the fact that it has some amazing performances by Fabrice Luchini who is hailed as one of French cinema's most intellectual actor. On many occasions, he has proved that he can fit in any role as his performances reveal that cinema has not lost any of its charms. 'Jean-Philippe' constantly reminds us that forgotten heroes need to be resurrected at all costs as the world cannot afford to move forward without real heroes.


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