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Delusions of Grandeur

Delusions of Grandeur

A Feature film by Gérard Oury

Produced by Gaumont

Release in France : 13/12/1971

    Synopsis

    Saluste (Louis de Funès) is a nobleman who has been exiled from court and sent to collect taxes in the countryside. Blaze (Yves Montand) is his assistant, who manages to help the overtaxed peasants behind his boss's back. When Saluste decides to resume meddling in the monarch's affairs using Blaze as his henchman, his schemes backfire badly.

    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Gaumont

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (21)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Poiré

    Author of original work :

    Victor Hugo

    Screenwriters :

    Gérard Oury, Danièle Thompson, Marcel Jullian

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Decaë

    Sound Assistant :

    André Louis

    Camera Operator :

    Alain Douarinou

    Editor :

    Albert Jurgenson

    Continuity supervisor :

    Colette Crochot

    Music Composer :

    Michel Polnareff

    Costume designer :

    Jacques Fonteray

    Location Manager :

    Jean Pieuchot

    Assistant directors :

    Roberto Bodegas, Jacques Bourdon, Jean-Claude Sussfeld

    Producer :

    Alain Poiré

    Voice :

    Lita Recio

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Bonfanti

    Assistant Operator :

    Vladimir Ivanov

    Production managers :

    Robert Sussfeld, Henri Baum

    Assistant editors :

    Jean-Pierre Besnard, Martine Fleury, Catherine Kelber

    Production Designer :

    Georges Wakhevitch

    Stunt performer :

    Claude Carliez

    Sound Mixer :

    Jacques Maumont

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Literary adaptation

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Spain, Italy, Germany, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Spain, Italy, Germany, France)

    Production year :

    1971

    French release :

    13/12/1971

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    37336

    Visa issue date :

    08/12/1971

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono