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Pourquoi (pas) le Brésil (2004)

A film director, whose career is going downhill, reluctantly decides to adapt an inadaptable best selling novel.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Laetitia Masson / Christine Angot
Marc Barbé ...
Paul, le mari / Pierre-Louis
Bernard Le Coq ...
Maurice Rey, le producteur
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Le pédiatre
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Elle-même
Ludmila Mikaël ...
La très belle femme
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Lui-même
Francis Huster ...
Lui-même
Léonore Chastagner ...
Léonore
Christine Angot ...
Herself
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Lui-même
Haïm Cohen ...
Haïm Cohen
Alexia Tansky ...
Valérie
Malcolm Serrano-Alarcon ...
Malcolm
Trice Lübeck ...
L'agent immobilier
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A film director, whose career is going downhill, reluctantly decides to adapt an inadaptable best selling novel.

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Pourquoi le Brésil?  »

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