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Dans la peau de Jacques Chirac (2006)


Michel Royer, Karl Zéro (as Karl Zero)


Karl Zéro (as Karl Zero), Eric Zemmour (collaborating writer)
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Credited cast:
Didier Gustin Didier Gustin ... Jacques Chirac (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edouard Balladur Edouard Balladur ... Himself (archive footage)
François Baroin François Baroin ... Himself (archive footage)
Raymond Barre Raymond Barre ... Himself (archive footage)
Fabien Barthez ... Himself (archive footage)
François Bayrou François Bayrou ... Himself (archive footage)
Daniel Bilalian Daniel Bilalian ... Himself (archive footage)
Cherie Blair Cherie Blair ... Herself (archive footage)
Tony Blair ... Himself (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Jean-Marie Cavada Jean-Marie Cavada ... Himself (archive footage)
Jacques Chaban-Delmas Jacques Chaban-Delmas ... Himself (archive footage)
Bernadette Chirac Bernadette Chirac ... Herself (archive footage)
Claude Chirac Claude Chirac ... Herself (archive footage)
Jacques Chirac Jacques Chirac ... Himself (archive footage)


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Official Sites:

Rezo Films [France]





Release Date:

31 May 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Being Jacques Chirac See more »


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€30,000 (estimated)
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Edited from Midi-Première: Episode dated 3 September 1979 (1979) See more »


Depuis que je suis à Paris
Music by Mireille
Lyrics by Jean Nohain
Performed by Jean Sablon
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French, french, my dear compatriots from metropol, far-sea, past colonies ... outer-space and so on..(Screen)
26 June 2006 | by leplatypusSee all my reviews

Another first review, so the responsibility is heavy on my shoulders...

and this movie is not easy to review: what is it? a documentary? a satyr? fiction or reality?

Archive footages taken from almost forty years with real talks from people and an imaginative voice off of the first Frenchman, the actual President, Mr Chirac!

The director Zero is famous in France for this no-choice: he did this for almost 10 years in his Sunday TV show, and this movie could be a sort of compilation of those years...

This can be entertaining for the first time viewer but sadly for the average french, there isn't surprise...

Furthermore, i find this ambivalence a bit wicked:

if you love democracy, you don't joke about it but you tell everyone your opinion.... And if you want to joke, you don't hurt yourself by telling the same joke for 10 years...

So the head of the state is incompetent ? Here's you see the man who got all powers in France: - keeping the same model of car for 30 years! (What a man opens to modernity!)

  • saying one thing & do the opposite

  • marrying a woman who don't like her people

In conclusion, he's above all a chameleon thirsty for power....

I find Michael Moore more respectable (He don't like Bush and he has no pity) or Charlie Chaplin, a more honorable artist (when he jokes about the greatest evil of XX century in an unique movie that says it all....)

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