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L'Aile ou la cuisse

L'Aile ou la cuisse

A Feature film by Claude Zidi

Produced by Films Christian Fechner

Release in France : 21/10/1976

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Actors (37)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Films Christian Fechner

French distribution :


Film exports/foreign sales :

StudioCanal Films Limited

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Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he is confronted with two disasters: his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester and he, the famous Charles Duchemin, has lost his sense of taste! He will do whatever he can to first hide this fact, then to regain this powerful asset...

Full credits (20)

Assistant directors :

Jean-Jacques Beineix, Hélène Bernardin

Line Producer :

Pierre Grunstein

Directors of Photography :

Claude Renoir, Vladimir Ivanov

Sound Assistant :

Gilles Ortion

Camera operators :

Jean-Paul Schwartz, Jean-Paul Meurisse

Editors :

Robert Isnardon, Monique Isnardon

Continuity supervisor :

Sylvie Koechlin

Music Composer :

Vladimir Cosma

Stunt performer :

Rémy Julienne

Sound mixers :

Nara Kollery, Claude Villand

Producers :

Bernard Artigues, Christian Fechner

Screenwriters :

Michel Fabre, Claude Zidi

Sound Recordist :

Jean-Claude Laureux

Assistant Operators :

René Chabal, Yves Pouffary

Production Manager :

Roger Morand

Sound Editor :

Maurice Laumain

Production Designers :

Michel de Broin, Claude Suné

Foley artist :

André Naudin

Costume designers :

Jacques Fonteray, Jeannine Vergne

Narrator :

Jean Amadou

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Feature film

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Circus, Gastronomy

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Nationality :

100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 50 min

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