Mad Adventures Of Rabbi Jacob

SNC (1973)
Comedy
France | French | Color | 1h 40min
7.5

In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's country, but also the police, who think Pivert is a murderer. Pivert ends up posing as Rabbi Jacob, a beloved figure who's returned to France for his first visit after 30 years in the United States. Adding to the confusion are Pivert's dentist-wife, who thinks her husband is leaving her for another woman, their daughter, who's about to get married, and a Parisian neighborhood filled with people eager to celebrate the return of Rabbi Jacob.


Cast View all

Marcel Dalio Rabbi Jacob
Henri Guybet Salomon
Suzy Delair Germaine Pivert
Renzo Montagnani Fares
Janet Brandt Tzippé
Claude Giraud Mohamed Larbi Slimane
Louis de Funès Victor Pivert
Andre Falcon Le ministre
Xavier Gélin General's Son
Jean Herbert Moishe

Crew View all

Director Gerard Oury
Writer Gerard Oury, Danièle Thompson, Roberto De Leonardis, Josy Eisenberg
Producer Bertrand Javal
Photography Henri Decaë
Musician Vladimir Cosma

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
3384442196437 Blu-ray Disc B Nov 27, 2008
4042564172416 Blu-ray Disc B
7895233159600 Blu-ray Disc
736899082321 DVD 1 Apr 13, 2004
9002986610069 DVD 1 Oct 01, 1999
624262140719 DVD 1 Original French ONLY Version
5050582001457 DVD 2 Apr 06, 2003
3384442011150 DVD 2 Aug 22, 2001
5709498010922 DVD 2 Apr 11, 2008
5412012160231 DVD 2 2011
7350036720520 DVD 2 Apr 02, 2008
779347653407 DVD Free 2003
8436548861490 DVD Free
3384442081566 DVD
5412012166998 DVD
3384442103404 DVD Nov 09, 2006
3384442039130 DVD
7895233196209 DVD
4006680048482 DVD
384442039130
624262126935
8594033210854
9781565803732