How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning (1965)

  |  Comedy, Drama

How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning (1965) Poster

It is with a heavy heart that Monsieur Charles has to close his Parisian brothel in 1946, following new legislation outlawing such establishments. As a parting gift, he offers the brothel's... See full summary »


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Gilles Grangier , Georges Lautner


Michel Audiard (dialogue), Albert Simonin (scenarios "La fermeture" and "Le procès"), Albert Kantof (scenario "Les bons vivants"), Paul Reboux (short story), Charles Muller (short story), Albert Simonin (adaptation), Albert Kantof (adaptation)

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13 July 2020 | philjeudy
| Comedy in the pure tradition of the 60s
"Les bons vivants" is not known as much as "La grande vadrouille" or "Les tontons flingueurs" but it has the same ingredients with great actors like De Funes, Bernard Blier, Mireille Darc, Francis Blanche with a story that has this very French rascal twitch.

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