In 1988, the Figaro magazine asked to a few famous directors a series of short movies, to celebrate the 10 years of the revue. The thematic : The French seen by - The movies have been released for the French revolution bicentenary.
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 Pierre the Frenchman 2 episodes, 1988
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 Broken Feather 2 episodes, 1988
Rick Guillory ...
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 Gun Twirler 2 episodes, 1988
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 French Girl 2 episodes, 1988
Eddy Dixon ...
 Rock-a-Billy Guy 2 episodes, 1988
Magali Alvarado ...
 Beehive Western Gal 2 episodes, 1988
Ann Sophie ...
 Beehive Western Gal 2 episodes, 1988
Robyn Sumners ...
 Beehive Western Gal 2 episodes, 1988
Kathy Dean ...
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Manette LaChance ...
Kelly ReDusch ...
Michelle Rudy ...
Debra Seitz ...
Dominique Rojas ...
 French Girl 2 episodes, 1988
Audrey Tom ...
 French Girl 2 episodes, 1988
Amanda Hull ...
 French Girl 2 episodes, 1988
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 French Girl 2 episodes, 1988
Jackie Old Coyote ...
 French Girl 2 episodes, 1988
Ariane Willirch-Teague ...
 Beehive Cowgirl 2 episodes, 1988
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In 1988, the Figaro magazine asked to a few famous directors a series of short movies, to celebrate the 10 years of the revue. The thematic : The French seen by - The movies have been released for the French revolution bicentenary.

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Lynch proves he's capable of comedy
21 August 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

David Lynch is one of my all time favourite directors. I have always wondered how a comedy made by him would look like. Would it be funny, would it be as disturbing as some of his other work, would I laugh? When I got the "Short films of David Lynch" DVD, the first one I watched was "The Cowboy and the Frenchman". And I laughed allright. This film is one of the funniest I have ever seen, Lynch's approach to the genre is just pure genius. I can't really describe why it's so funny, you just have to watch it for yourself. Fans of Lynch will not be disappointed, it still feels just as deep and twisted as his other work but at the same time light and cheerful.


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