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Knock (2017)

Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers ... See full summary »

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Lorraine Lévy

Writers:

Lorraine Lévy (adaptation), Lorraine Lévy (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Omar Sy ... Knock
Alex Lutz ... Le curé Lupus
Ana Girardot ... Adèle
Sabine Azéma ... La Cuq
Pascal Elbé ... Lansky
Audrey Dana ... Mme Mousquet
Michel Vuillermoz Michel Vuillermoz ... M. Mousquet (as Michel Vuillermoz de la Comédie Française)
Christian Hecq Christian Hecq ... Le facteur (as Christian Hecq de la Comédie Française)
Hélène Vincent ... La veuve Pons
Andréa Ferréol ... Mme Rémy
Rufus ... Le vieux Jules
Nicolas Marié Nicolas Marié ... Le docteur Parpalaid
Sébastien Castro Sébastien Castro ... L'instituteur Bernard
Christine Murillo Christine Murillo ... Mme Parpalaid
Yves Pignot Yves Pignot ... Le maire
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Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers believe that they are not as healthy as they might think. It is thus that he will find in each one an imaginary symptom, or not, and thus will be able to exercise his profession lucratively. Under his seductive looks and after gaining the confidence of the village, Knock is on the verge of achieving his ends. But his past catches up with him and an old acquaintance disrupts the doctor's plans.

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Comedy

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

18 October 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr. Knock See more »

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Budget:

$14,800,000 (estimated)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The village square is named "Place Jules Romains", from the author of the play, Jules Romains. See more »

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Remake of Dr. Knock (1951) See more »

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Monsieur docteur knows best, saves the town (and the movie)
21 November 2017 | by djrwSee all my reviews

Witty story, adapted from the book by Jules Romains, about a small French town that meets its new doctor. Monsieur docteur knows best and most citizens love him for whatever he does. A bit of action, a little tear, and plenty of safe humor. The tempo is low, the story is not too exciting but Omar Sy (The Intouchables, Monsieur Chocolat) is holding the movie together with his signature mimics and fast body motion. The scenery is sweet, the music score (Cyrille Aufort) reminded me, with the bittersweet melody, of both Danny Elfman and Yann Tiersen.


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