XXL (1997)

12/10/1997 (FR) Comedy 1h 35m
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Tunisian-Jewish businessman Alain Berrebi (Michel Boujenah) courts Ashkenazi princess Arlette Stern (Elsa Zylberstein). Her father David (Maurice Chevit) learns of the death of a rural Auvergne peasant who once hid David and his cousin Nathan (Felix Fibich) from the Nazis. Nathan is now a NYC diamond dealer on West 47th Street. David, Nathan, Arlette, and Berrebi head for the funeral in Auvergne. There they encounter the deceased peasant's son, Jean Bourdalou (Gerard Depardieu), who operates the family's restaurants in Paris. Arlette does a romantic take on Bourdalou, which sends the distraught Berrebi off to cry on the shoulder of his mother Gaby (Gina Lollobrigida). Back in Paris, Bourdalou and Berrebi make plans to open a trendy fashion restaurant in Manhattan.

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Top Billed Cast

  1. Gérard Depardieu

    Gérard Depardieu

    Jean Bourdalou

  2. Michel Boujenah

    Michel Boujenah

    Alain Berrebi

  3. Elsa Zylberstein

    Elsa Zylberstein

    Arlette Stern

  4. Catherine Jacob

    Catherine Jacob

    Lorène Benguigui

  5. Gina Lollobrigida

    Gina Lollobrigida

    Gaby Berrebi

  6. Gad Elmaleh

    Gad Elmaleh


  7. Maurice Chevit

    Maurice Chevit

    David Stern

  8. Emmanuelle Riva

    Emmanuelle Riva

    Sonia Stern

  9. Ériq Ebouaney

    Ériq Ebouaney


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Original Language French

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