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Too Shy to Try

Too Shy to Try

A Feature film by Pierre Richard

Produced by Albina Productions, Fidéline FIlms

Release in France : 23/08/1978

    Synopsis

    Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching bag. Soon after, he's smitten by Agnes, a hotel guest with a model's looks and photographers wherever she goes. When she leaves for Nice, he follows, meeting Aldo on the way. Aldo becomes his boldness coach. Pierre gets a job washing dishes where Agnes is staying, but after a week or so, she's off to Deauville, with Aldo and Pierre in pursuit. Using funds they get by selling Aldo's car, this time Pierre poses as a polo-playing jet setter. Will this win the heart of Agnes?

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (23)

    Production and distribution (3)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Albina du Boisrouvray, Pierre Richard

    Director of Photography :

    Claude Agostini

    Sound Assistant :

    Bernard Rochut

    Camera operator :

    Anne Khripounoff

    Editor :

    Pierre Gillette

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Sound Mixer :

    Claude Villand

    Location Manager :

    Dominique Rigaux

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Richard, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Alain Godard (Succession)

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Bats

    Assistant Operator :

    Flore Thulliez

    Production managers :

    Georges Casati, Irénée Leriche

    Sound Editor :

    Maurice Laumain

    Production Designer :

    Éric Simon

    Foley artist :

    Daniel Couteau

    Still Photographer :

    Jean-Pierre Fizet

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1978

    French release :

    23/08/1978

    Runtime :

    1 h 33 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    48389

    Visa issue date :

    11/07/1978

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono