Le Petomane. Joseph Pujol (Leonard Rossiter)
Le Petomane

Le Petomane

  • 1979 film

Comic biopic about French farting entertainer Joseph Pujol, AKA 'Le Pétomane'. Stars Leonard Rossiter, Madeline Bellamy, John D. Collins, Michael Cronin, Alexandra Dane and more.

Le Petomane. Image shows from L to R: Recording Engineer (Roland MacLeod), Joseph Pujol (Leonard Rossiter)

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
1979
Stars
Leonard Rossiter, Madeline Bellamy, John D. Collins, Michael Cronin, Alexandra Dane, Victor Lucas, Roland MacLeod, Michael Ripper and more
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
Ian MacNaughton
Producers
Steven Bentinck, Robin Courage and Peter Eton
Companies

Tragicomic biopic of French music hall star Joseph Pujol, better known by his stage name, 'Le Pétomane'.

Able to fart not just at will but with extraordinary control, Le Pétomane created and performed a wide range of impressions, musical accompaniments and tricks, becoming a superstar and cashcow for his employer, Paris's Moulin Rouge, in the process.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

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