Little Indian, Big City

Overview

A jungle boy comes to Paris in this French adventure that while primarily aimed towards children, will be equally enjoyable to adult audiences. The film opens with Steph, an international trader, winging to Venezuela to formally divorce his estranged wife Patricia who left him thirteen years ago to live in Lipo-Lipo, a remote outpost deep in the Amazon. While he is there, Steph discovers that Patricia secretly bore him a son, Mimi-Siku. Mimi is truly a child of the jungle, but he longs to see the Eiffel Tower. He...
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Overview

A jungle boy comes to Paris in this French adventure that while primarily aimed towards children, will be equally enjoyable to adult audiences. The film opens with Steph, an international trader, winging to Venezuela to formally divorce his estranged wife Patricia who left him thirteen years ago to live in Lipo-Lipo, a remote outpost deep in the Amazon. While he is there, Steph discovers that Patricia secretly bore him a son, Mimi-Siku. Mimi is truly a child of the jungle, but he longs to see the Eiffel Tower. He returns to Paris with his father. Upon arrival, Steph is dismayed to discover that his partner Richard has fumbled a major soybean deal and that both of their jobs are on the line. While Richard and Steph are frantically trying to sell their excess beans which includes suspicious interactions with the Russian Mafia, Mimi-Siku, dressed in his loincloth and carrying his bow and arrow, explores his new home. Pandemonium ensues as the boy climbs the Eiffel Tower, begins shooting and eating aquarium fish, and accidently terrifying people with his pet tarantula.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/9/1999
  • UPC: 786936012606
  • Original Release: 1994
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  • Source: Walt Disney Video
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Thierry Lhermitte Steph
Patrick Timsit Richard
Ludwig Briand Mimi-Siku
Miou-Miou Patricia
Jackie Berroyer
Arielle Dombasle Charlotte
Sonia Vollereaux Marie
Tolsty Pavel
Marc de Jonge Rossberg
Louba Guertchikoff Mrs. Godette
Philippe Bruneau Mr. Marshal
Dominique Besnehard Master Dong
Cheikh Doukouré Mr. Bonaventure
Chick Ortega Russian
Olivier Hemon Policeman
Carlos Reyes Mailman in the Amazon
Christian Roy Missile Technician
Gaston Dolle Benjamin
Technical Credits
Hervé Palud Director, Screenwriter
Igor Aptekman Screenwriter
Vincent Arnardi Sound/Sound Designer
Roland Baubeau Editor
Louis Becker Producer
Philippe Bruneau Screenwriter
Edith Colnel Production Manager
Fabio Conversi Cinematographer
Tonton David Score Composer
Guy Demazure Consultant/advisor
Manu Katché Score Composer
Thierry Lhermitte Producer, Screenwriter
Pierre Lorrain Cinematographer, Sound/Sound Designer
Mamade Casting
Ivan Maussion Production Designer
Geoffrey Oryema Score Composer
Martine Rapin Costumes/Costume Designer
Carlos Reyes Casting
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