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Didier
Didier
7.9
/10
295 Ratings

DIDIER

Directed by Alain Chabat
France, 1997
Sport, Family, Comedy

Synopsis

Jean-Pierre, a football manager of a struggling team, must look after Didier, a friend’s labrador, for the week. But when Jean-Pierre wakes up to discover that Didier has transformed into a man with canine instincts, he may have just found his new star player.

Synopsis

Jean-Pierre, a football manager of a struggling team, must look after Didier, a friend’s labrador, for the week. But when Jean-Pierre wakes up to discover that Didier has transformed into a man with canine instincts, he may have just found his new star player.

Our take

Directed, written, and led by beloved comedian Alain Chabat, this César-winning hit is a quintessential French farce. At once silly and unexpectedly existential, the magical metamorphosis of an adorable pet inspires hilarious hijinks as well as life lessons on what it means to be human.