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Les Fugitifs [DVD] [1986]

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Synopsis

Les Fugitifs
Francis Veber directs this hilarious comedy about Francois (Pierre Richard), a desperate, novice, bumbling bank robber who takes an ex-con hostage during his attempted hold-up. They are both chased by the police. Jean (Gerard Depardieu) plays the convicted bank robber just released from jail and forced to escape with Francois. Anais Bret portrays Francois' 6-year-old autistic daughter, and is the reason why he needed money so badly that he would steal for it. An inventive series of farcical situations and witty dialogue keeps the two men moving one step and several missteps ahead of the police. This comedy was so successful that Veber repeated it in 1989 for English-speaking audiences as Three Fugitives, starring Nick Nolte and Martin Short. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Pierre Richard
    Pierre Richard - Francois Pignon
  • Gérard Depardieu
    Gérard Depardieu - Jean Lucas
  • Jean Carmet
    Jean Carmet - Mr. Martin
  • Michel Blanc
    Michel Blanc - Dr.Bourdarias
  • Maurice Barrier
    Maurice Barrier - Superintendant Duroc
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