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  • Director Pierre Tchernia
  • Runtime 1 hour 41 minutes
  • Genre Comedy
  • Language French

Le Viager

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In 1930, Louis Martinet, a peaceful sexagenarian, no longer has a long life to live according to the words of his doctor, Leon Galipeau, who sees to take advantage of the very interesting situation of the "future deceased". This one indeed has a small house in Saint-Tropez. Galipeau sniffs the windfall. Following his advice, Martinet agrees to give it in life to the brother of the doctor, Emile, and then rushes back to a health of iron. Worse, he even survives the war. Galipeau, exhausted, decide to use the great means to get rid of the importunce who persists in thwarting their project ...

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Excellente comédie signée Pierre Tchernia, accompagné de René Goscinny au scénario. On y retrouve d’ailleurs bien la patte de ce dernier, qui rend ce film culte. On s’amuse particulièrement à voir les Galipeau s’impatienter de la mort du vieux Martinet qui tarde. À savourer avec délice.


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