My New Partner

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My New Partner ★★½ Les Ripoux 1984 (R)

Amiable French comedy in which cynical veteran cop is saddled with straight arrow rookie partner. French Cesars for best film and best director, but remember: They like Jerry Lewis too. In French with English subtitles. 106m/C VHS . FR Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Regine, Grace de Capitani, Claude Brosset, Julien Guiomar; D: Claude Zidi; W: Claude Zidi; C: Jean-Jacques Tarbes; M: Francis Lai.