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Cabbage Soup is a french film of genre Science fiction directed by Jean Girault released in USA on 20 december 1981 with Louis de Funès

Cabbage Soup (1981)

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La Soupe aux Choux (translation: "Cabbage Soup") is a 1981 French film directed by Jean Girault, based on a novel by René Fallet. It was the second to last movie made by French comedian Louis de Funès.


Claude Ratinier (Louis de Funès), known as Le Glaude, is an old man who lives on a small farm across the road from his long-time friend Francis Chérasse (Jean Carmet), known as Le Bombé. The two are described as the last surviving members of their breed, still living in a rural fashion while the rest of the world has modernized. They spend their days getting drunk and eating cabbage soup, while they spend their nights getting drunk and farting.


Louis de Funès

(Claude Ratinier (Le Glaude))
Jean Carmet

(Francis Chérasse (Le Bombé))
Jacques Villeret

(l'Oxien (La Denrée))
Claude Gensac

(Amelie Poulangeard)
Christine Dejoux

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