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On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (1980)

PG | | Comedy | July 1981 (USA)
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Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the ... See full summary »

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Philippe de Broca

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Michel Audiard (dialogue), Jean-Paul Rouland (character) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Annie Girardot ... Lise Tanquerelle
Philippe Noiret ... Antoine Lemercier
Francis Perrin Francis Perrin ... Charles-Hubert Pochet
Catherine Alric Catherine Alric ... Agnès Pochet
Marc Dudicourt Marc Dudicourt ... Spiratos
Paulette Dubost ... La mère de Lise
Roger Carel ... Sacharias, le conservateur
Anna Gaylor Anna Gaylor ... La femme du touriste français
Gabriel Cattand Gabriel Cattand ... Le maire
Philippe Brizard Philippe Brizard ... Le touriste français
Nikos Tsachiridis ... Stéphano - le tueur d'Hermann Von Blankenberg
Nikos Dafnis Nikos Dafnis ... Aristote Serakis
Vasilis Kolovos ... L'inspecteur de police (as Vassilis Colovos)
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Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the lovely buttocks of a classical statue and is determined to donate it to the Louvre. Agnes wants to sell it and gets a handsome local sailor to take it for an appraisal. When the sailor is murdered, the police suspect Charles and arrest Antoine as his accomplice. Lise swings into action, but before she can clear the men, Agnes springs them from jail, and now Lise must help them elude the police, find the real murderer, and recover the statue fragment. More art goes missing. What is the statue's secret? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

July 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jupiter's Thigh See more »

Filming Locations:

Kalabaka 422 00, Greece See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Very funny comedy
13 September 2007 | by Carlo_SSee all my reviews

Annie Girardot and Philippe Noiret are at their best, playing a strange couple: she is a police officer and he is an archaeologist. The other couple is equally strange: he is an archaeologist, while she is a "bimbo". The common adventure that they share help the two couples to understand that their relation still works.

I saw this movie as a child, and I can still remember it. I won't mind seeing it again. I like it, as it is both funny and relaxing. Besides, it has wonderful landscapes and seascapes from Greece. Last but not least: beautiful Greek music. It is like going on a 90-minute holiday to Greece. I would go for it again.


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