French cars in films

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Re: French cars in films

Post by renagade » 22 Oct 2017, 09:15

Well I have just watched By The Sea with Brad Pit and Angelina Jolie with the opening scene of them driving down a french road in a ID decap. I stoped and started the film twice just to get my fill. Beautiful.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by harryp » 22 Oct 2017, 12:15

... and an H van at at 1.26!

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Re: French cars in films

Post by myglaren » 22 Oct 2017, 12:33

My second daughter and family were there when they were filming that - film crew more or less annexed the island.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by RichardW » 24 Nov 2017, 20:15

There's a current advert for some perfume (Jean Paul Gautier perhaps?) which features an SM, in a very dark colour.

I think there might be a pretty lady in it too, but I can't be sure as I was transfixed by the car :-D :rofl2:

Edit, here it is:


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Re: French cars in films

Post by RichardW » 24 Nov 2017, 20:20

OK, more spotting, it's a 4 door, which is unusual.. it appears it's an 'Opera' model, and there might only have been 8 made!

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 24 Nov 2017, 20:22

I noticed that advert, and (according to the "Citroen The Complete Story" book my Mum gave me) THAT is the Citroen SM Opera saloon.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by white exec » 24 Nov 2017, 20:23

Splendid! Always did like black . . . :roll:
A clever bit of editing.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by MikeT » 07 Dec 2017, 14:17

Not a film as such, it's just an ad but pffwoar, that's one, seductive and sexy hottie!



And the chick's not bad either.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by myglaren » 07 Dec 2017, 21:28

That is a stunning SM and as you say, the girl is quite fetching.
Some French cars in this - probably :)


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Re: French cars in films

Post by Stickyfinger » 07 Dec 2017, 22:34

French built Jeep as well

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 07 Dec 2017, 23:46

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
09 Jan 2016, 19:58
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Having a review of this thread after watching 'Bloodhound Gang, Bad Touch', believed made 1999 and filmed in Parisian streets with lots of parked French stuff appearing at various times in the background. Not for everyone, but the lyrics are kinda amusing and there's some eye candy of the female variety as well as the four wheeled type....


....gotta ask, am I alone in the view that the DS Decap is one of the few cars made, beautiful, but not suited to the 'Cabrio' look; somehow it just doesn't 'work' for it. Never gonna be a worry for me, I know values of 'em have gone Stellar.
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Re: French cars in films

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 07 Dec 2017, 23:55

Stickyfinger wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 22:34
French built Jeep as well
Is that the 505 based Mahindra / Maharajah? (definitely an 'Ma......) .....forgot the name and it won't successfully google

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Stickyfinger » 08 Dec 2017, 00:08

Hotchkiss M201

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Antiques Road trip now

Post by Gibbo2286 » 15 Dec 2017, 20:15

On BBC2 a nice Citroen in use by the 'The Bill' celebs.

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Re: Antiques Road trip now

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Dec 2017, 21:02

and here it is Yellow Headlights and LHD!
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