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Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying a high-priced American convertable car by a widow determined not to let it fall into the hands of her late husband's secretary/secret lover. Once in pocession of the car, Marcel only encounters one bad luck episode after another with the excessive gasoline consumtion, his wife trying to sell it to make ammends meet, getting into traffic jams, accidently riding into a car wash with the top down, and more

  1. Robert Dhéry

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Pierre Tchernia

    Screenplay

  3. Alfred Adam

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Dhéry

    Robert Dhéry

    Marcel

  2. Colette Brosset

    Colette Brosset

    Paulette

  3. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Le secretaire du commissariat / le chef du personnel

  4. Michel Serrault

    Michel Serrault

    le clochard

  5. Jean Lefebvre

    Jean Lefebvre

    Chougnasse

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The American Beauty
The American Beauty

Facts

Original Title La Belle américaine

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 17, 1961
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 35m

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