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Overview

A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for Jesus in Jeff Goldblum and a romantic triangle begins in which Goldblum finds adoring crowds believing him to be Jesus and then begins to believe it himself.

  1. Ben Lewin

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Marcel Aymé

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bob Hoskins

    Bob Hoskins

    Louis Aubinard

  2. Jeff Goldblum

    Jeff Goldblum

    Pianist

  3. Natasha Richardson

    Natasha Richardson

    Sybil

  4. Michel Blanc

    Michel Blanc

    Norbert

  5. Carlos Kloster

    The Archbishop

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The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish

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Status Released

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  • May 1, 1991
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

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