Son of Gascogne

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Son of Gascogne ★★½ Les Fils de Gascogne 1995

Offbeat comedy about identity, romance, and wish fullfillment. Gawky Harvey (Colin) is serving as a travel guide to a group of Georgian folksingers who are giving concerts in Paris. Harvey falls for their pretty teenaged interpreter, Dinara (Droukarova), who reciprocates. The duo meet Marco (Dreyfus), a chauffeur/con man, who insists that Harvey is the son of the late legendary director Gascogne (Harvey doens't know who his father is) and insists on introducing him to his dad's cinematic colleagues (thus supplying cameos of numerous French cinema greats). French with subtitles. 106m/C VHS, DVD . FR Gregoire Colin, Jean-Claude Drey-fus, Dinara Drukarova, Bernadette LaFont, Alexandra Stewart, Stephane Audran, Jean-Claude Brialy, Bulle Ogier, Marie-France Pisier, Anemone, Patrice Leconte, Marina Vlady; D: Pascal Aubier; W: Pascal Aubier, Patrick Modiano; C: Jean-Jacques Flori; M: Angelo Zurzulo.