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A Pain in the Ass (1973)

L'emmerdeur (original title)
PG | | Comedy | 31 July 1975 (USA)
Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.

Director:

Édouard Molinaro

Writer:

Francis Veber
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lino Ventura ... Ralf Milan
Jacques Brel ... François Pignon
Caroline Cellier ... Louise Pignon
Jean-Pierre Darras ... Fuchs
Nino Castelnuovo ... Bellhop
Angela Cardile Angela Cardile ... La future maman
Michele Gammino
Xavier Depraz Xavier Depraz ... Louis Randoni
François Dyrek François Dyrek
Jean-Louis Tristan Jean-Louis Tristan ... L'inspecteur de l'hôtel
André Valardy André Valardy ... L'auto-stoppeur
Jean Franval Jean Franval ... Le routier
Pierre Collet Pierre Collet ... Le boucher
Arlette Balkis Arlette Balkis ... La patiente
Jacques Galland Jacques Galland ... Maître Chamfort
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Storyline

Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him. Written by Jean-Yves Simon <simon@micro.ti.com>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

31 July 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pain in the A__ See more »

Filming Locations:

Castries, Hérault, France See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The Director, Edouard Molinaro plays the barman of the coffee shop. And there's a moment that he's got a vinyl disc of Jacques Brel in his hands. See more »

Goofs

A door is blocked with a chair under the handle. Unfortunately no one of the movie crew noticed or seems to have bothered that the door opens the other way. See more »

Connections

Featured in L'emmerdeur par Jean-Marie Poiré (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

La Scocciatrice (L'Emmerdeuse)
Written by François Rauber and Jacques Brel
Accordion by Marcel Azzola (uncredited)
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the nice hitman
11 April 2001 | by pierrealixSee all my reviews

This Movie came out in France after summer 73 and become quick one of the biggest hit ever in this country.. because it starred Lino ventura ,by far the most beloved french actor (although from Italian origin)in the funny character of a poor hitman who just cant do his job..people were delighted to see this tough guy annoyed by Jacques Brel although no one understood why he didnt strangle him at the third minute...But the incredibly bad acting by singer Brel makes this movie a never-ending bore. Strictly for Ventura Fans.


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