5.9/10
758
3 user 13 critic

Je fais le mort (2013)

Trailer
1:32 | Trailer
A has-been actor takes a job playing the victims in a homicide reenactment, where he sparks with the civil officer investigating the real-life crime.

Director:

Jean-Paul Salomé

Writers:

Jean-Paul Salomé, Cécile Telerman (collaboration) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

The Chameleon (2010)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An FBI Agent is hot on the tracks of Frédéric Fortin who has taken up the identity of a woman's long lost son, completely convincing the police and the boy's family of his identity.

Director: Jean-Paul Salomé
Stars: Marc-André Grondin, Ellen Barkin, Famke Janssen
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines assigns his sister Louise Desfontaines to convince three other women to form a five-woman task force under his command to rescue a British... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Salomé
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Julie Depardieu, Moritz Bleibtreu
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A middle-aged factory worker's life is upended when she follows her employer to Morocco.

Director: Gaël Morel
Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Mouna Fettou, Kamal El Amri
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Nassim, a 16-year-old boy who is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Chenouga
Stars: Khaled Alouach, Yolande Moreau, Laurent Xu
Il premio (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Giovanni Passamonte won the Nobel Prize but he hates to take flights, so, with 2 of his sons and his trusty assistant, he decides to go to Stockholm by car.

Director: Alessandro Gassman
Stars: Gigi Proietti, Alessandro Gassman, Rocco Papaleo
Wùlu (2016)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young man begins trafficking cocaine and quickly becomes embroiled in the Malian drug ring.

Director: Daouda Coulibaly
Stars: Ibrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Quim Gutiérrez
Arsène Lupin (2004)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.

Director: Jean-Paul Salomé
Stars: Romain Duris, Kristin Scott Thomas, Pascal Greggory
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When 45 year old widower Erwan discovers by accident that the man who raised him isn't his real dad, he begins a search for his biological father. He soon locates the mischievous, 70 ... See full summary »

Director: Carine Tardieu
Stars: François Damiens, Cécile de France, Guy Marchand
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two actors. One play. Can the differences between the two egocentric men be put aside for the sake of friendship and theatre?

Director: Philippe Le Guay
Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Lambert Wilson, Maya Sansa
Seuls (2017)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Five kids wake up in a world where everybody has disappeared.

Director: David Moreau
Stars: Sofia Lesaffre, Stéphane Bak, Jean-Stan Du Pac
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Jean-Paul Salomé
Stars: Catherine Jacob, Clémentine Célarié, Alexandra Kazan
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The film follows Inspector Stucky investigating a series of murders and the theatrical suicide of Desiderio Ancillotto, a count who lives in the hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, in a ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Padovan
Stars: Giuseppe Battiston, Rade Serbedzija, Liz Solari
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
François Damiens ... Jean Renault
Géraldine Nakache ... Noémie Desfontaines
Lucien Jean-Baptiste Lucien Jean-Baptiste ... Lieutenant Lamy
Anne Le Ny Anne Le Ny ... Madame Jacky
Jean-Marie Winling Jean-Marie Winling ... Michel Beauchatel
Kévin Azaïs ... Ludo
Nanou Garcia Nanou Garcia ... Zelda
Corentin Lobet Corentin Lobet ... Servaz
Judith Henry Judith Henry ... Caroline
Mathieu Barbet Mathieu Barbet ... Jeune flic sitcom
Cécile Telerman Cécile Telerman ... Réalisatrice sitcom
Antoine Salomé Antoine Salomé ... Assistant sitcom
Éric Naggar Éric Naggar ... Max Keffelian, l'agent
Caroline Filipek Caroline Filipek ... Femme publicité
Camille Saint-Jean Camille Saint-Jean ... Fils Jean
Edit

Storyline

A has-been actor takes a job playing the victims in a homicide reenactment, where he sparks with the civil officer investigating the real-life crime.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 December 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Playing Dead See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Madame Butterfly - 'Un bel dì vedremo'
Music by Giacomo Puccini (as G. Puccini)
Soprano: Miriam Gauci (as M. Gauci)
Orchestra: Cesky Národní Symfonický Orchestr (as Orchestre Symphonique de la Radio Tchèque)
Conducted by Alexander Rahbari (as A. Rahbari)
Kapagama / Naxos Rights US, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A snowy and funny Cluedo (screen)
3 January 2014 | by leplatypusSee all my reviews

Well, after nearly 700 reviews and 10 years writing them, i reach the conclusion that there are really two (living) actresses who moves me deeply : outside my homeland, Noomi Rapace is the one and as a French, Geraldine Nakache (and not Pailhas) wins the medal : she can be as gloomy as she can be funny ; she has a sweet voice and she is totally cute ! Here, she teams up with François Damiens and like his Belgium compatriots Poolvorde and De France, he has this little something that makes him simple, natural and engaging. So, reuniting this cast is the guaranteed formula for a great movie for me and they could have done whatever, i will appreciate the result in all cases.

But, here, the movie offers an original twist with the recruiting an actor to do criminal re-enactment. This is really a great discovery to play with as the essence of acting is indeed to take place of somebody else. Sure, with this, you can put needful insight for an investigation and the movie really lives on with that. As the game that inspired my title, the audience is caught with solving the crime and identifying the murderer !

The definitive excellent inspiration was to choose a splendid and natural location in the high mountains and in addition at the best season (winter). So, the wood building, the snow, the pines are a beautiful change from the usual shooting of Paris and country that french cinema keeps delivering.

Thanks for everyone (and especially Geraldine) involved in making this movie a such great gift for this Christmas 2013 !


11 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed