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Jean-Philippe (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Music | 5 April 2006 (France)
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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Laurent Tuel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fabrice Luchini ... Fabrice / lui-même
Johnny Hallyday ... Jean-Philippe Smet / lui_m^me
Guilaine Londez ... Babette
Élodie Bollée Élodie Bollée ... Laura / Marion
Olivier Gueritée Olivier Gueritée ... Laurent (as Olivier Guéritée)
Antoine Duléry ... Chris Summer / Christian Saumon
Caroline Cellier ... Caroline
Barbara Schulz ... Gabrielle
Jackie Berroyer ... Le professeur de physique de Marion
Jean-Claude Camus Jean-Claude Camus ... Self / 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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Trivia

Funny fact: Fabrice Luchini is an huge, enormous fan of Johnny Hallyday in real life, and also a good friend... See more »

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Referenced in Yesterday (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Concerto pour piano N°21 en do majeur (K267 - Andante
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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When Johnny walks on you know the rest
31 March 2008 | by barrie-wilson-1See all my reviews

Having now watched it on Belgian (French)TV it's like having watched it on a 'plane ("free" in a kind of way) but I'd never pay to see it... The only time I've enjoyed seeing celebrities playing themselves was in that ancient movie "Around The World In Eighty Days" - you know, where Marcel Marceau actually spoke a word. Nor did many others say much. Johnny was 'introduced' in the film as an unknown "60-year old" - he looked more like 72 - so the makeup department were obviously under no pressure to conform. There was no originality in Hallyday's role; who else could he be, even in some parallel universe - in France and the francophone world? Given the fact he's sold virtually no records in the UK or the USA I can't see any story/style/communication that would connect outside France etc.If, as some have said, that the same scenario could be built around Cliff Richard, it would be for the Monthy Python team to construct it. The difference is that Python probably wouldn't want Sir Cliff used in person in such a production.


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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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Budget:

EUR12,900,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,627,775
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2.35 : 1
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