Le petit baigneur (1968)

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Le petit baigneur (1968). 1h 36m

“Saw this movie many times in my childhood. Always a pleasure to see it once in a while.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eCastagnier, a sailboat designer, wins the San Remo boat race with a revolutionary model. However, his boss, Fourchaume, a rather irate man more focused on money than awards, fires him for negligence about a poorly built yacht. However, the Italian San Remo boat-race organizer came to tell Fourchaume that the boat won and wanted copies to be built. Itu0026#39;s now up to him to go to the Castagnieru0026#39;s seaside village and convince to come back, but with a master plan to take all advantage of the situation.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eLots of in-jokes (among one, the Castagniers are all redheads, even the priest), gags aplenty (the guy in the floating back-house, the walk up a tall lighthouse, the church which is crumbling, etc…), and Louis De Funes performance as Fourchaume are the must to see in this movie.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eRobert Dhéry takes top billing for starring, directing and writing, but Louis De Funes takes the show here…”


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