Les malheurs d'Alfred

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Les malheurs d'Alfred
Directed byPierre Richard
Written byPierre Richard
Yves Robert
Produced byAlain Poiré
Yves Robert
StarringPierre Richard
Anny Duperey
Music byVladimir Cosma
Distributed byGaumont
Release date
  • 1 March 1972 (1972-03-01)
Running time
98 minutes
Box office$8,479,763[1]

Les malheurs d'Alfred (The Troubles of Alfred) is a 1972 French comedy film directed by and starring Pierre Richard.


Alfred Dhumonttyé is an unemployed architect who is incredibly unlucky. While wanting to commit suicide, he meets a female television presenter who is pursued by the same misfortune.


Release history[edit]

Country Release date
France 1 March 1972
Hungary 10 October 1974
Sweden 11 October 1974
West Germany 8 August 1975

The film has been released on DVD in Poland as Nieszczęścia Alfreda, in Germany as Alfred, die Knallerbse, and in France with Le distrait in the box Pierre Richard, réalisateur, apparently without subtitles even in French.


  1. ^ "Les malheurs d'Alfred (1972)" (in French). JP Box Office.

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