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The Exchange Student (1967)

84 min | Adventure, Comedy

Charles Bosquier, a role apparently written for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial headmaster of a French strict boarding school. No father could be deeper shocked to find one of his own sons miserably failed his ...See moreCharles Bosquier, a role apparently written for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial headmaster of a French strict boarding school. No father could be deeper shocked to find one of his own sons miserably failed his exams, and too embarrassed to enroll him for his own summer-school, so he sends Philippe to England as exchange student. Philippe planned to save his sailing plans with friends by sending fat nerd Stephane Michonnet to England using his name, which comes out when Michonnet gets indigestion. Meanwhile Charles expects his spoiled favorite son, Gérard, who tells daddy about all the other schoolboys for money, to chaperon Shirley, the daughter of his English counterpart MacFarrell, but the girl gets all French boys horny, so even his perfect record is soon gravely soiled as dad spies on them, and he and Shirley join Philippe and his friends. Now the headmaster chases the kids' yacht -incognito, to avoid a scandal- all the way to England, where his colleague soon joins him, and further... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Writers
Jacques Vilfrid (screenplay) | Jean Girault (screenplay)
Composer
Raymond Lefebvre (as Raymond Lefevre)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
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Updated Dec 1, 1967

Release date
Dec 1, 1967 (France)

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57 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Louis de Funès
Charles Bosquier Charles Bosquier   See fewer
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Ferdy Mayne
MacFarrell MacFarrell   See fewer
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Martine Kelly
Shirley MacFarrell Shirley MacFarrell   See fewer
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François Leccia
Philippe Bosquier Philippe Bosquier   See fewer
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Olivier De Funès
Gérard Bosquier Gérard Bosquier   See fewer
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Claude Gensac
Isabelle Bosquier Isabelle Bosquier   See fewer
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Maurice Risch
Stéphane Michonnet Stéphane Michonnet   See fewer
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Jacques Dynam
Croizac, le livreur de charbon Croizac, le livreur de charbon   See fewer
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Mario David
L'automobiliste L'automobiliste   See fewer
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Jean St. Clair
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Christiane Muller
La bonne des Bosquier La bonne des Bosquier   See fewer
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Denise Provence
La comtesse La comtesse   See fewer
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Françoise Girault
Une vacancière avec le chien Une vacancière avec le chien   See fewer
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Silvia Dionisio
Une vacancière avec le chien (as Sylvia Dionisio) Une vacancière avec le chien (as Sylvia Dionisio)   See fewer
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René Bouloc
Bargin Bargin   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Bertrand
Christian Christian   See fewer
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Guy Grosso
Chastenet, un professeur Chastenet, un professeur   See fewer
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Carlo Nell
Un professeur Un professeur   See fewer
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Daniel Bellus
Le comte Le comte   See fewer
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Max Montavon
Morizot, un professeur Morizot, un professeur   See fewer
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Robert Destain
Le surveillant général Le surveillant général   See fewer
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Paul Faivre
Le propriétaire du poulailler Le propriétaire du poulailler   See fewer
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Emile Prud'homme
Mimile (as Émile Prudhomme) Mimile (as Émile Prudhomme)   See fewer
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Colin Drake
Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
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Jean Droze
Le jardinier Le jardinier   See fewer
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Mary Boduin
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Barbara Sommers
La préposée aux costumes La préposée aux costumes   See fewer
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Jean Falloux
L'ivrogne L'ivrogne   See fewer
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Billy Kearns
Le conducteur du car (as Bill Kearns) Le conducteur du car (as Bill Kearns)   See fewer
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Percival Russel
Un policeman Un policeman   See fewer
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Henri Attal
Un marin au bistrot (uncredited) Un marin au bistrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Antoine Baud
Un marin au bistrot (uncredited) Un marin au bistrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jackie Blanchot
Un marin au bistrot (uncredited) Un marin au bistrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Carliez
Un marin au club nautique (uncredited) Un marin au club nautique (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Charlan
Le brigadier (uncredited) Le brigadier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise Chevalier
Petit rôle (uncredited) Petit rôle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Delorme
Un marin au bistrot (uncredited) Un marin au bistrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Jourdain
Un marin hollandais (uncredited) Un marin hollandais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Larke
Un spectateur aux mariages (uncredited) Un spectateur aux mariages (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Le Coq
Jean-Christophe, un élève (uncredited) Jean-Christophe, un élève (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudy Lenoir
Un professeur (uncredited) Un professeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sylvain Levignac
Un marin hollandais (uncredited) Un marin hollandais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dominique Marcas
La pompiste (uncredited) La pompiste (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Menzer
Un père (uncredited) Un père (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Minisini
Un marin au bistrot (uncredited) Un marin au bistrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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André Nader
Le père de Jean-Christophe (uncredited) Le père de Jean-Christophe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivo Pauwels
Un marin hollandais (uncredited) Un marin hollandais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Van Dooren
Un marin hollandais (uncredited) Un marin hollandais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lionel Vitrant
Le serveur du bistrot (uncredited) Le serveur du bistrot (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 2,927 votes