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The Fenouillard Family (1961)

La famille Fenouillard (original title)
The story takes the Fenouillard family to Paris where they want to see the Eiffel tower;but they take the wrong train (after the laborious explanations of the station master),winds up on a ship who sails away to Brazil.

Director:

Yves Robert

Writers:

Christophe (comic strip), Jean Ferry (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophie Desmarets ... Léocadie Fanouillard
Jean Richard ... Agénor Fenouillard
Annie Sinigalia Annie Sinigalia ... Cunégonde
Marie-José Ruiz Marie-José Ruiz ... Artémise
Bruno Balp Bruno Balp
Little Bara Little Bara
Jean Bellanger Jean Bellanger
Charles Bouillaud Charles Bouillaud
Madeleine Clervanne Madeleine Clervanne ... Mme de Bréauté-Beuzeville
Gérard Darrieu Gérard Darrieu ... Souris-Bibi
Gilbert Denoyan Gilbert Denoyan ... Harris
Hubert Deschamps ... Le maître d'école
André Gille André Gille ... Follichon
Roger Pelletier Roger Pelletier
Yves Peneau Yves Peneau
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The story takes the Fenouillard family to Paris where they want to see the Eiffel tower;but they take the wrong train (after the laborious explanations of the station master),winds up on a ship who sails away to Brazil:here ,they get lost in the virgin forest which looks like an exotic garden ,complete with parrots,boas and cannibals who put them on their menu . Saved by convicts escaped from a penal colony ,they try to get back home on a ship which takes them to the North Pole ,where they live,as tradition has it,in an igloo;then Madame gets drunk with sake in Japan ,dressed up as a geisha ;as there's no boat when they get to the harbor ,they will "walk" their way home via Africa rivers ,the pyramids,the road to Damascus - When they have arrived ,they will have seen the whole world ,everything but the Eiffel Tower. Written by dbdumonteil

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 January 1961 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Die unfreiwillige Weltreise der Familie Fenouillard See more »

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Chavane, Cinéphonic, Fabre See more »
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