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La cavale des fous (1993)

92 min | Comedy

In this road comedy from France, the goal is a convent where a woman at death's door and the travelers are her husband (a philosopher who has been in a madhouse since trying to strangle the woman for adultery but who is now summoned to say...See moreIn this road comedy from France, the goal is a convent where a woman at death's door and the travelers are her husband (a philosopher who has been in a madhouse since trying to strangle the woman for adultery but who is now summoned to say goodbye to her), his sidekick from the madhouse (a charming but ungovernable simpleton), his psychiatrist (the nebbish trying to keep the journey going), and his psychiatrist's girlfriend. That the patient's history may foreshadow the psychiatrist's is only one of the many problems. Written by Nozz See less
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Olivier Dazat (idea and dialogue) | Pierre Richard
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Updated Aug 11, 1993

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Aug 11, 1993 (France)

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Pierre Richard
Bertrand Daumale Bertrand Daumale   See fewer
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Michel Piccoli
Henri Toussaint Henri Toussaint   See fewer
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Florence Pernel
Fabienne Fabienne   See fewer
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Edith Scob
Madame Toussaint Madame Toussaint   See fewer
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Marc Betton
Verebelli Verebelli   See fewer
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Jacques Denis
Le contróleur SNCF Le contróleur SNCF   See fewer
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Hélène Surgère
Edith Juillet Edith Juillet   See fewer
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Ronny Coutteure
Un routier (as Ronny Couteure) Un routier (as Ronny Couteure)   See fewer
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Patrick Alexandre
Schramm (as Patrick Alexsandre) Schramm (as Patrick Alexsandre)   See fewer
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Jean-Paul Muel
Le passager cruciverbiste Le passager cruciverbiste   See fewer
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Jenny Clève
La mére supérieure La mére supérieure   See fewer
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Daniel Martin
L'infirmiere L'infirmiere   See fewer
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Jean-Claude Leguay
L'infirmiere L'infirmiere   See fewer
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Jean-Quentin Châtelain
L'auto-stoppeur L'auto-stoppeur   See fewer
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Jean-François Dérec
Le pompiste Le pompiste   See fewer
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François Hadji-Lazaro
Madame Marthe Madame Marthe   See fewer
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Bernard Bireaud
Le gérant du bar Le gérant du bar   See fewer
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Eliane Boeri
L'admiratrice L'admiratrice   See fewer
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Carmelo Cacciato
Le prétre Le prétre   See fewer
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Oscar Castro
Le moniteur de la ferme Le moniteur de la ferme   See fewer
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Maryse Deol
La jeune soeur La jeune soeur   See fewer
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Michel Didym
Le mari de l'admiratrice Le mari de l'admiratrice   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Ducos
L'infirmier clinique L'infirmier clinique   See fewer
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Noëlla Dussart
La jeune fille dans l'autocar La jeune fille dans l'autocar   See fewer
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Yves Elliot
Le patron de la station service Le patron de la station service   See fewer
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Arlette Emmery
La femme internée La femme internée   See fewer
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Raymond Faucher
Le patron de l'hotel Le patron de l'hotel   See fewer
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Jean-Marie Galey
Jean-Pierre Jean-Pierre   See fewer
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Marcel Gassouk
Le tireur Le tireur   See fewer
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Gérald Hans
Un appartieur de la féte Un appartieur de la féte   See fewer
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Anne Kreis
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Aurélie Le Barbe
La petite fille La petite fille   See fewer
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Tony Librizzi
Tle routier tatoué Tle routier tatoué   See fewer
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Héloïse Narfin
Une passagére de train Une passagére de train   See fewer
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Marie Réache
La maitresse de Jean-Pierre La maitresse de Jean-Pierre   See fewer
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Patrick Rousseau
Un appariteur de la féte Un appariteur de la féte   See fewer
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Marie-France Roussel
Madame Delassus Madame Delassus   See fewer
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Eric Vincent
Un passager de train Un passager de train   See fewer
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Benoît Serre
Le jeune homme dans l'autocar Le jeune homme dans l'autocar   See fewer
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Victor Wagner
L'inspecteur de police L'inspecteur de police   See fewer
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Zoon Besse
Le garcon de café (as Zoon) Le garcon de café (as Zoon)   See fewer
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Cédric Boyer
Le malade de l'hôpital (uncredited) Le malade de l'hôpital (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yolande Moreau
Bus driver (uncredited) Bus driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 91 votes