Le Petomane. Joseph Pujol (Leonard Rossiter).

Le Petomane

1979 British comedy film about a French entertainer. Stars Leonard Rossiter, Madeline Bellamy, John D. Collins, Michael Cronin, Alexandra Dane and others.

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

Le Petomane

Comic biopic about French farting entertainer Joseph Pujol, AKA 'Le Pétomane'

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

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.

Production Details

Release date
1979
Production company
Laugh track
None

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