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Struggle for Life (2016)

La loi de la jungle (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 15 June 2016 (France)
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Marc Châtaigne (Vincent Macaigne), a trainee of the Ministry of the Standard, is entrusted with a delicate mission by the minister's cabinet director: to go to Guyana to monitor the upgrade... See full summary »

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Antonin Peretjatko

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Frédéric Ciriez (dialogue), Frédéric Ciriez (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Macaigne ... Marc Châtaigne
Vimala Pons ... Tarzan
Pascal Légitimus ... Christian Duplex
Mathieu Amalric ... Galgaric
Fred Tousch Fred Tousch ... Maître Friquelin
Rodolphe Pauly Rodolphe Pauly ... Damien
Jean-Luc Bideau ... Rosio
Pascal Tagnati Pascal Tagnati ... Ulrich
Thomas De Pourquery ... Georges
Philippe Laudenbach ... De Rostiviec
Marc-Antoine Vaugeois Marc-Antoine Vaugeois ... Le stagiaire de la femme de ménage
Jamel Elgharbi Jamel Elgharbi ... Déménageur 1 (as Jamel El Gharbi)
Stéphane Petillot Stéphane Petillot ... Déménageur 2
Serge Trinquecoste Serge Trinquecoste ... Le commandant de bord
Laura Giudice Laura Giudice ... La stagiaire Rosio
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Marc Châtaigne (Vincent Macaigne), a trainee of the Ministry of the Standard, is entrusted with a delicate mission by the minister's cabinet director: to go to Guyana to monitor the upgrade of Guyaneige, the first indoor ski track in Amazonia. This must boost tourism. On site, he embarks on a visit to site sites to check that everything is in order. To get there, he is accompanied by Tarzan (Vimala Pons, a pretty trainee at the National Forest Office who serves as a driver. After a road accident, they get lost in the forest. Quickly, the two young people are confronted with many dangers . Written by lament

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Language:

French

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Struggle for Life See more »

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I loved every daft minute.
17 February 2018 | by MOscarbradleySee all my reviews

"Struggle for Life" is the kind of broad, farcial comedy the Zucker Brothers might have made except this one's French and the gags are largely satirical. Luckily it's also very funny with the jokes flying faster than they did in "Airplane!", (think of this as Carry On Airplane). The director is Antonin Peretjatko and he gets a first-class comic peformance from Vincent Macaigne as the poor beaurocrat tasked with bringing French snow to the Guyanian jungle. Yes, it's that silly and I loved every daft minute of it.


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