There are moments during Huge in France when you can perceive what the show might have been—a semi-satirical, semi-screwball comedy about the acute insanity of modern-day fame. In France. In real life, this is also true for Elmaleh, who by most metrics is a bona fide celebrity: He has 1. In France, Elmaleh is Jerry Seinfeld. In America, though? If a celebrity lands in a city where no one has ever heard of him, does he make a sound?
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Huge in France
Not just that, the French government has also honored him with the title of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. Comedy shows are always the best to watch as they make us laugh and releases the stress of life. Elmaleh is not only the co-creator of the series but is also the lead actor. The show is about him giving up on his fame in France only to start a new life in America in the hope of reconnecting with his son, who does not care about his existence. We can call this show a semi-autobiographical one knowing the fact that Elmaleh did move to New York from France in real life.
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