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Michel Blanc

Born: April 16, 1952, Courbevoie, France

Michel Blanc is a French actor and director who is noted for his roles of losers and hypochondriacs. 


He is frequently associated with the Splendid group, which he co-founded, along with Thierry Lhermitte, Josiane Balasko, Christian Clavier, and Gérard Jugnot. 

Michel Blanc has also shown his versatility by appearing in more serious roles, such as the title role in the Patrice Leconte film Monsieur Hire.

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The Minister (2011)

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Drama |
France |
| 115 Min

Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the accident. Thus begins the odyssey of a politician in a world that is increasingly more complex and hostile. Speed, power struggles, chaos, economic crisis... Everything follows in quick succession and clashes. Emergencies follow on each others heels. What sacrifices are men prepared to make? Just how long will they hold up in a state that devours those that work for it?

67 2011 115
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Nos 18 ans (2008)

Movie
Comedy |
France |
| 93 Min

No overview found.

63 2008 93
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The Second Wind (2007)

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France |
| 155 Min

Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a traitor to his own accomplices. Gu will do whatever it takes to clean his honor...

57 2007 155
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Primeval (2007)

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United Kingdom |
| 45 Min

Primeval is a British science fiction drama television programme produced for ITV by Impossible Pictures. Created by Adrian Hodges and Tim Haines, who previously created the Walking with... documentary series. Primeval follows a team of scientists tasked with investigating the appearance of temporal anomalies across Great Britain through which prehistoric and futuristic creatures enter the present, as well as trying to prevent end-of-the-world scenarios from occurring. First broadcast in the UK on 10 February 2007, it has since expanded to an international audience. Overall reception of the programme was positive during the first and second series, maintaining a 25% audience share in the United Kingdom during both series to date. Before it was broadcast on 9 August 2008 on BBC America, the programme received generally positive reaction from American critics as well. The third series, which ITV announced on 30 January 2008, began on 28 March 2009. In the US, series 3 premiered on 16 May 2009 on BBC America. On 29 September 2009, it was announced that a deal had been struck between ITV, BBC Worldwide, Watch, Impossible Pictures and the German broadcaster ProSieben to produce two new series of the show for transmission in 2011.

73 2007 45
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Summer Things (2002)

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Italy |
France |
| 103 Min

Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among them that will involve also a transsexual, a jealous brother,a Latin Lover and another nervous stressed couple. Not to mention about the daughter of one of them that is secretly in Chicago with one of his father's employee... More, at the end of the summer all of them will join the same party...

67 2002 103
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The Monster (1994)

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Comedy |
Italy |
France |
| 112 Min

A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising situations (for which there is always a totally innocent explanation that the police fail to spot). Undercover policewoman Jessica is assigned by eccentric police psychologist Taccone to follow Loris and ...

75 1994 112
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Prospero's Books (1991)

Movie
Drama |
Fantasy |
France |
United Kingdom |
| 120 Min

An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.

69 1991 120
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Monsieur Hire (1989)

Movie
Crime |
Drama |
France |
| 81 Min

A French man spies on a lovely younger woman across the way. When he's spotted by the woman shortly after being questioned by the police about a local murder, the man simple life becomes more complicated.

78 1989 81
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French Fried Vacation (1978)

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Comedy |
France |
| 105 Min

Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.

69 1978 105



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