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La Chevre Movie Review Summary

Actors: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Michel Robin

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LA CHEVRE (La Chèvre) is a French comedy written and directed by Francis Veber in 1981.
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Marie Bens, an accident-prone girl disappears in Mexico. Her father, a wealthy businessman, hires the private detective Campana (Depardieu) to find her but in vain. A psychologist suggests to Mr Bens to send one of his own employees, François Perrin (Richard), to Mexico with Campana. Perrin is a guy as unfortunate and accident-prone as Marie Bens and there is a chance that he could lead Campana to the young girl.

In Mexico, thanks to the involuntary help of Perrin, Campana, who wasn't so sure at first that Perrin's bumbling ways could be of some help, discovers that Marie Bens has been kidnapped. Both men decide then to follow Marie's trace into the Mexican jungle.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   cops/detectives How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   Snakes    -   quicksand City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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