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The Closet

R| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
When Francois Pignon (Daniel Auteuil), an accountant for a rubber factory, is about to be fired, he spreads a rumor that he's gay so that the company will be afraid to fire him, lest they come under fire for sexual discrimination. The ruse quickly becomes a challenge, starting when a burly homophobe (Gérard Depardieu) befriends Pignon to also keep his own job for the opposite reason.

Cast: Daniel Auteuil , Gérard Depardieu , Thierry Lhermitte , Michèle Laroque , Michel Aumont , Jean Rochefort , Alexandra Vandernoot , Stanislas Crevillen

Director: Francis Veber

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Closet (2001)

Release Date: June 29th, 2001|1 hr. 24 min.

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