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Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not realizing that man is his only chance to land a vital contract with the Italian magnate Marcello Cacciaperotti. So he has to find him at his extremely rural birthplace in 'la France profonde', which proves a torturous odyssey for the spoiled rich man; when he does get there his torment is far from over: the country bumpkin refuses to resume his slavish position now the shoe is on the other foot, so Fourchaume is dragged along in the boorish family life, and at times unable to control his temper, which may cost him more credit then he painstakingly builds up...

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  1. Robert Dhéry

    Director, Writer

  2. Claude Clément


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  1. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Louis-Philippe Fourchaume

  2. Andréa Parisy

    Andréa Parisy

    Marie-Béatrice Fourchaume

  3. Franco Fabrizi

    Franco Fabrizi

    Marcello Cacciaperotti

  4. Michel Galabru

    Michel Galabru


  5. Robert Dhéry

    Robert Dhéry

    André Castagnier

  6. Colette Brosset

    Colette Brosset

    Charlotte Castagnier

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Original Title Le petit baigneur

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • April 4, 1968



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