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Doors of Glory (2001)

Les portes de la gloire (original title)
A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
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Credited cast:
Benoît Poelvoorde ... Régis Demanet
Michel Duchaussoy ... Balzac
Etienne Chicot ... Patrick Sergent
Yvon Back ... Michel Moineau
Julien Boisselier ... Jérôme Le Tallec
Jean-Luc Bideau ... Paul Beaumont
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacques Bondoux Jacques Bondoux
Edwin Gerard Edwin Gerard
Henriette Palazzi Henriette Palazzi
Arlette Renard Arlette Renard
Sophie Schneider Sophie Schneider
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A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.

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The gates of vulgarity.
12 December 2003 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

I wonder why Michel Duchaussoy who used to work with such directors as Claude Chabrol and Alain Jessua has agreed to take part in this vulgar comedy.The real funny moments are few and far between ,and however ,the subject (the salesmen trying to send their lousy books to naive people) was ideal -one can only dream of what a Billy Wilder could have done with it.And the excerpts from "bridge on the river Kwai" do not bring anything at all except that David Lean was great. Nothing is here.


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13 June 2001 (France) See more »

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