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Dandelions by the Roots (1964)
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Dandelions by the Roots (1964)
Original name: Des pissenlits par la racine
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jockey Jack has a bill open with a gangster just released from jail. He somehow manages to parry the gangster's knife attack backstage at a theatre and the latter ends up dead being put into a double bass case. A day later the gangster mysteriously has disappeared, but it turns out that he was carrying a bet ticket for a horse race now worth over a million. A turbulent run for the money begins.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: party, money, actor, horse race, theater, chase, skeleton, bet, corpse, backstage, ex convict, stabbed in the back, forger, probation, stabbed to death, knife in back, human skeleton, knife attack, stage performance, bible quote, stage play, stage actor, dressing room, hidden corpse, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris

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Duration: 88 min.
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