The Valet

The Valet

The Valet

A porter and a top-model have to pretend to be a couple in order to salvage a CEO's marriage in this French comedy featuring comedian Gad Elmaleh.

Pierre Levasseur, an important CEO, is photographed on the street with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage with Christine, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, a hotel porter who was passing by and ended up in the photograph. To make his story believable, François and Elena must move in together and to pretend to be a couple.

2006Rating: M, contains sexual references85 minsFranceFrench with English subtitles
Comedy

Reviews & comments

a French romantic comedy,

of kinda predictable and light weight type. Worth a few laughs, but certainly not of the belly rumbling type. The story of a naive looking valet who finds himself the envy of all as he is paired with a super-model at the centre of a relationship with a billionaire industrialist who. It all ends happily for Francois. A wet afternoon when there's little...

3.0
Variety

Variety

press

Another bigscreen timepiece with a fun premise and satisfying quotient of laughs...

Variety

Variety

press

Another bigscreen timepiece with a fun premise and satisfying quotient of laughs...

a French romantic comedy,

of kinda predictable and light weight type. Worth a few laughs, but certainly not of the belly rumbling type. The story of a naive looking valet who finds himself the envy of all as he is paired with a super-model at the centre of a relationship with a billionaire industrialist who. It all ends happily for Francois. A wet afternoon when there's little...

3.0