Grosse Fatigue

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Grosse Fatigue ★★★ Dead Tired 1994 (R)

Diminutive comic everyman Blanc successfully takes up the challenge of a dual role of mistaken identity (as well as directing and writing chores). He first plays himself, bewildered by accusations of lechery and other escapades, who learns he has a psychopath double who's stolen his celebrity. So it's up to Michel and pal Carole (the gorgeous Bouquet) to track down the mischief-maker before Blanc's reputation is in complete tatters. French with subtitles. 85m/C VHS, DVD . FR Michel Blanc, Carole Bouquet, Philippe Noiret, Josiane Balasko; Cameos: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Mathilda May, Thierry Lhermitte, Roman Polanski; D: Michel Blanc; W: Michel Blanc; C: Eduardo Serra; M: Rene Marc Bini.