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Turf (2013)

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C'est l'histoire de quatre potes, quatre petits Français : le Grec (l'ostéopathe), Fifi (qui vit chez sa mère, concierge), Fortuné (l'Antillais qui travaille à la Cogex), et Freddy (le ... See full synopsis »

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Fabien Onteniente

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Fabien Onteniente (scenario), Philippe Guillard (scenario) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Chabat ... Le Grec
Edouard Baer ... Freddy
Philippe Duquesne ... Fifi
Lucien Jean-Baptiste Lucien Jean-Baptiste ... Fortuné
Vahina Giocante ... Banette
Sergi López ... M. Delgado
Gérard Depardieu ... M. Paul
Héléna Noguerra ... Christine
Nozha Khouadra Nozha Khouadra ... Monique
Abbes Zahmani Abbes Zahmani ... Maurice
Marthe Villalonga ... Mme Garcia
Charles Gérard Charles Gérard ... Casquette
Peggy Leray Peggy Leray ... Claire
Xavier Beauvois ... Commissaire Dubiton
Alexis Moncorgé Alexis Moncorgé ... Belin
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C'est l'histoire de quatre potes, quatre petits Français : le Grec (l'ostéopathe), Fifi (qui vit chez sa mère, concierge), Fortuné (l'Antillais qui travaille à la Cogex), et Freddy (le flambeur). Ils fréquentent assidument un PMU parisien, Le Balto. Fatigués de perdre le peu qu'ils ont, ils veulent arrêter de jouer au Turf Oui mais, selon la devise bien connue des turfistes : Jour de perte, veille de gain, le destin frappe au carreau ! Un destin qui porte des costumes de grand faiseur, un joueur de légende, connu comme le loup blanc sur tous les hippodromes, de tous les turfistes et de la Police des Jeux : Monsieur Paul. Ce "gentleman" de retour aux affaires leur propose d'acheter un crack, en réalité une vielle carne : Torpille. Ils sont quatre et décident d'acheter chacun une patte du canasson ! La bande du Balto entre alors dans le monde des propriétaires, des combines et des milliardaires d'Auteuil à Monte-Carlo. Vont-ils triompher ou tout perdre, même leur amitié ? Les chevaux ...

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They backed the wrong horse.
26 March 2020 | by ulicknormanowenSee all my reviews

The wonderful Sergi Lopez ("Harry un ami qui vous veut du bien" ," el laberinto del fauno") saves something from the wreckage and steals the show from the stars quintet (including Depardieu) ; mare Torpille (=Torpedo) is best supporting actress.

One could have made a reasonably honest comedy ,had the screenwriters focused on the little mare ; there is one acceptable scene when one of the mates speaks to her ,but that's all; apart from it ,it's a spate of clichés: the forty-something man still living with an overpossessive mom (Marthe Villalonga categorized at this kind of role) who plays virtual golf , the bland love affair with the horse-trainer's daughter , the atmosphere of the cafe where the buddies meet,the "unexpected " triumph of an old nag....

The film got unanimous thumbs down and flopped at the box-office ,which saved us from "turf 2".


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Country:

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Language:

French

Release Date:

13 February 2013 (France) See more »

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EUR25,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,414,432
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