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Inspector Blunder (1980)

Inspecteur la Bavure (original title)
The clumsy son of a deceased police hero joins the police and his task is to protect a reporter from the most famous gangster of Paris.

Director:

Claude Zidi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Coluche ... L'inspecteur Michel Clément / L'inspecteur Jules Clément
Gérard Depardieu ... Roger Morzini - l'ennemi public N°1 (as Depardieu)
Dominique Lavanant Dominique Lavanant ... Marie-Anne Prossant - une journaliste
Julien Guiomar ... Le commissaire-divisionnaire Vermillot
Alain Mottet Alain Mottet ... Dumeze - le directeur de la police
François Perrot ... Louis Prossant
Jean Bouchaud Jean Bouchaud ... Inspecteur Zingo
Clément Harari Clément Harari ... Dr. Haquenbusch
Philippe Khorsand ... Le satyre Alphonse Rouchard
Martin Lamotte ... Inspecteur Gaffuri
Dany Saval ... L'antiquaire
Hubert Deschamps ... Inspecteur Marcel Watrin
Marthe Villalonga ... Marthe Clément
Richard Anconina ... Philou
Féodor Atkine ... Merlino, le photographe
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The clumsy son of a deceased police hero joins the police and his task is to protect a reporter from the most famous gangster of Paris.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

3 December 1980 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Fürkész felügyelõ See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Roger Morzini is a parody of Jacques Mesrine, the most wanted French gangster who was shot one year before the movie was released. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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One of Coluche's funniest
25 February 2002 | by taylor9885See all my reviews

The death of Coluche at 42 in an accident was a tragedy for French film lovers. The man had a short, flabby body and a face that never stood out in a crowd. Nathan Lane would be a contemporary equivalent.

Here he's a detective fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class) who gets the assignment of bodyguard to a spoiled rich girl reporter (wonderful Dominique Lavanant). She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster (Depardieu) who then kidnaps her. The usual satirical jabs at the police run throughout the film. It's not as good as Tchao pantin but it's diverting.


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