Tag Archives: André Roanne

Mario Bonnard – Der goldene Abgrund (1927)

Plot:
An eccentric millionaire brings together four men who, under different circumstances, wanted to commit suicide. The proposal made to them is the following: they will travel to an islet that, according to legend, emerged from the sea when Atlantis sank and that houses a fabulous treasure buried by the Incas. But that territory is populated by the worst band of pirates and evildoers the world has ever known. Read More »

Maurice Cammage – Le Coq Du Regiment (1933)

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Imdb user comment:

*light spoilers ahead*

Except for Fernandel, critics were negative when the movie came out.

“Le Coq du Régiment” belongs to the barracks room humor, and usually I also don’t like this genre, but this very one, I simply adored it…

A series of misunderstanding is the conducting thread of that forgotten burlesque comedy.

The story is about a lieutenant, nicknamed “the Rooster of the Regiment”, a married man, who just can’t help running after any woman passing around, and one of his friend, who always has “good ideas” to give him a hand to come out of “ubuesque” situations.

Fernandel, for once, doesn’t shine more than the other actors, because they are all very good…

The witty dialogs and the script are well conducted. Read More »