Is there a bigger figure at the moment than Grand Corps Malade?
If Leonard Cohen had been a French slam artist, he's probably have sounded a lot like GCM.
He appeared on French evening TV show C à Vous as a smooth yet fiery digestif following dinner in the studio.
Beyond the release of his sixth album, GCM is walking tall after his film Patients picking up four nominations for next months César Awards.
The film is shortlisted in four categories in the French equivalent of the Oscars, best adaptation, best first film, best male hope and best film. The films already been a success, an award would be an exceptional achievement.