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The Closet (Le placard)

The Closet
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7.1 IMDB rating
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Daniel Auteuil Daniel Auteuil
François Pignon
Gérard Depardieu Gérard Depardieu
Félix Santini
Thierry Lhermitte Thierry Lhermitte
Michèle Laroque Michèle Laroque
Mlle Bertrand
Jean Rochefort Jean Rochefort
Kopel, the director
Michel Aumont Michel Aumont
Belone, the neighbour

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Francis Veber Francis Veber


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7 years, 10 months ago at Jan 18 1:40
A nice funny comedy. If you want to spend a relaxing evening and laugh, watch it. But if you have a discriminating taste you'll find it lacks of originality and actually doesn't bring anything new.

A good movie

4 years, 6 months ago at May 6 11:54
Even though French comedies are sometimes massively successful, I’m not a huge fan of the genre and, for example, I still have to see ‘Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis’ which is, just behind ‘Titanic’, the biggest box-office success ever in France. So, with this in mind, I wasn’t really expecting much from this flick as it seemed to be another typical comedy but, to be honest, I thought it wa... read more
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François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a rubber factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing to happen: he spreads the rumor that he's gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life -and other people's too- is drastic
Release date: 10 August 2001
UPC: 786936163803
Tags: Comedy (6), French (6), France (5), 2000s (4), Glbt (3), Homosexuality (3), Foreign Language (2), 2001 (2), Fake Gay (1), (1), Gay (1)
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