Chouchou

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: September 26, 2003 - Quebec release: September 26, 2003

Current rating: Rating: 3.83
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Cast: Gad Elmaleh, Roschdy Zem, Alain Chabat, Claude Brasseur, Catherine Frot, Stéphane Boucher, Arié Elmaleh

Synopsis

Choukri, also known as Chouchou, is a young transvestite from North America who doesn’t have any papers. He arrives in Paris and gets lodging from Father Leon, who is in charge of a parish in the suburbs of Paris. Father Leon finds him a job as a receptionist for a psychoanalyst named Nicole Milovavich.

Chouchou searches for his nephew, and finds that he is working at a cabaret under the name of Vanessa. The nephew gets Chouchou a job performing there as well, and Stanislas, a regular customer, falls for him. But their happiness is threatened by Inspector Gregoire, a former and very violent patient of Doctor Milovavich.

Director: Merzak Allouache
Studio: Canal+
Producer(s): Christian Fechner
Screenplay: Merzak Allouache, Gad Elmaleh
Official Site: www.warnerbros.fr/movies/chouchou/

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