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Comme un poisson hors de l'eau (1999)

The torpedo BB and his psychopath right hand Melvin has a plan of robbing a former opera singer for one of his beloved rare fishes and sell it back to him. The opera singer is in love with Myrtille, but is also a crook.

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Hervé Hadmar

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Christophe Bergeronneau (adaptation), Christophe Bergeronneau (dialogue) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tchéky Karyo ... B.B.
Monica Bellucci ... Myrtille
Dominique Pinon ... Melvin
Michel Muller ... Désiré
Mehmet Ulusoy Mehmet Ulusoy ... Le caïd
Gérard Ismaël Gérard Ismaël ... Nadir
José Garcia
André Pousse ... Le Faucheur
Karine Nuris Karine Nuris
Beatrice Palme Beatrice Palme ... La femme du caïd
Zirek ... Ramdah
Mahmut Demir Mahmut Demir ... Garde du corps 1
Ali Ihsan Kaleci Ali Ihsan Kaleci ... Garde du corps 2
Ilhan Arkan Ilhan Arkan ... Garde du corps 3
Akbar Djabar Akbar Djabar ... Garde du corps 4
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The torpedo BB and his psychopath right hand Melvin has a plan of robbing a former opera singer for one of his beloved rare fishes and sell it back to him. The opera singer is in love with Myrtille, but is also a crook.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 May 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Like a Fish Out of Water See more »

Filming Locations:

Cabourg, Calvados, France See more »

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The second best film ever made about fish theft
21 August 2003 | by campblood13See all my reviews

I saw this only for Monica Bellucci. She is sexy in it, but nothing for anybody who wants more. The film was okay though. Michel Muller is very funny as the duped fish expert. He came to Italy from Spain to meet the woman of his dreams. All the while, he was actually coming there to be used by three fish thieves. His overwhelming feelings for Myrtille, as well as mine, won't allow him to do the right thing and leave. A fun comedy with some action. 5/10


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