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Abdel et la comtesse (2018)

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Abdel, a young French Arab from the hood, has an unusual talent for spotting rare antiques. His last heist brings him to a youth detention centre, sponsored by the Countess of Montberier, ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte de Turckheim ... La comtesse
Amir El Kacem Amir El Kacem ... Abdelkader
Margaux Chatelier ... Blanche
Mathieu Simonet ... Gonzague
Anne Consigny ... Fanny
Sam Karmann Sam Karmann ... Claude
Bertrand Usclat Bertrand Usclat ... Pierre-Anne de Montarbie d'Haust
Ali Khelil Ali Khelil ... Mohammed
Bastien Bernini Bastien Bernini ... Gendarme Frédéric
Jean-Philippe Ricci Jean-Philippe Ricci ... Vincent
Youssef Mzzi Youssef Mzzi ... Complice Vincent 1
Anthony-William Koka Anthony-William Koka ... Complice Vincent 2
Olivier Charasson Olivier Charasson ... Directeur du centre
André Jarril André Jarril ... Le comte Louis de Montarbie d'Haust
Frédéric Scotlande Frédéric Scotlande ... Policier 1 (as Fred Scotlande)


Abdel, a young French Arab from the hood, has an unusual talent for spotting rare antiques. His last heist brings him to a youth detention centre, sponsored by the Countess of Montberier, whose husband recently passed away. The next male heir is a nephew the Countess cannot stand. On one of the Countess' visits to the youth detention centre, Abdel escapes in the trunk of her car. After numerous trials and tribulations, an unlikely friendship ensues between the aristocrat and the young man; and they are both able to help each other out of their respective jams. Written by A. Abady

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9 May 2018 (France) See more »

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Tout Va Très Bien Madame La Comtesse!
14 April 2019 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

A subject which could have spawned a very funny comedy ,but the comic scenes are few and far between.

The lines are full of dirty words which do not suit a countess, and Charlotte De Turckheim 's performance is too vulgar to convince ;In real life,she does come from a noble protestant family ,which crowns it!One expects a true aristocrat , true to tradition of honor, snob, proud of her noble lineage , if one is to believe that this lady is anxious to keep her desirable château to continue with her "reign" over the yokels of her village .

Best performance comes from Mathieu Simonet ,the new heir (for in this still macho world ,women ,even though they are educated -the countess's daughter is a vet-cannot lay claim to the title of countess;Simonet is aristocratic,refined, tricky ("there's an easy way to become a countess,he says to her dispossessed cousin he woos ") ,modern and pragmatic :doesn't he want an open day event , a thing the countess doesn't want to hear of?what ?let the riffraff in?Besides,he's got property business plans ,which means turns the ancestors' property upside down: what will become of those poor squirrels?"

On the other hand Abdel is a character who gets in the way ; this part ,in spite of Amir El Kacem's efforts , is a millstone round the director's neck :bedridden half of the time , he makes the screenplay heavy and he seems only in it to secure a happy end .(Given the countess' s obsolete ideas, an ending which does not make sense at all).

A story from the old cinema, but it falls short of its goal.

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