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Le mac (2010)

A mild-mannered banker is forced to masquerade as a notorious gangster and pimp.

Director:

Pascal Bourdiaux

Writers:

Thomas Gilou (original idea), Thomas Langmann (original idea) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
José Garcia ... Ace / Chapelle
Gilbert Melki ... Tiago Mendès
Carmen Maura ... La mère
Arsène Mosca Arsène Mosca ... Sami
Jo Prestia ... Marco
Catalina Denis ... Luna
Alain Fromager Alain Fromager ... Mazin
Laurent Bateau Laurent Bateau ... Rafart
Doudou Masta Doudou Masta ... Slim le saurien
Marie-Laetitia Bettencourt Marie-Laetitia Bettencourt ... Inès
Mouni Farro Mouni Farro ... Najma
Eric Defosse Eric Defosse ... Franky
Paco Boublard Paco Boublard ... Doggy Bag
Sylvain Wiltord ... Sylvain Wiltord
Corentin Amado Corentin Amado ... Chapelle bébé
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A mild-mannered banker is forced to masquerade as a notorious gangster and pimp.

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gangster | pimp | banker | marseille | See All (4) »

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Comedy | Crime

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

17 February 2010 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Chulo... Mas Como? See more »

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Jo Prestia (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Voyage, voyage
Written by Jean-Michel Rivat and Dominique Dubois
Performed by Desireless
Epic Records
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Fine line
5 December 2011 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

I just watched this the other day (it's out to rent in Germany) and have to admit, I was really positively surprised. I didn't expect the movie to be able to walk the fine line between comedy and action movie. It is quite difficult to be funny, but also strong (brutal) and still be convincing. This movie does a fine job being silly, but also a good job being adult (it has one of the funniest "sex" scenes I've seen, with nudity in it too).

You could say that I have a soft spot for french action comedy and I wish some US movies could balance their comedy and action ratio accordingly. Especially when it comes to remakes .. And you guessed it! According to IMDb this will be remade (though I can't imagine why it would take at least 2 years to release/make that remake?!).


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