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The Associate

The Associate

A Feature film by René Gainville

Produced by Magyar Productions

Release in France : 22/08/1979

    Synopsis

    An unemployed investor creates a fictious business partner to attempt to improve business. Eventually, his creation gets out of control as his business becomes successful and his wife announces that she is in love with the partner and his son wishes the partner was his father -- although no one has ever seen him. To regain control, the man decides to "kill" his imaginary partner and is arrested for the murder.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (28)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Magyar Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Maran film

    Co-production :

    France 3 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Columbia France

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (18)

    Assistant directors :

    Olivier Horlait, Patrick Jaquillard

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean-Claude Carrière

    Producers :

    René Gainville, Simone Allouche

    Director of Photography :

    Étienne Szabo

    Sound Assistant :

    Michel Mellier

    Camera Operator :

    Claude Bourgoin

    Editor :

    Raymonde Guyot

    Music Composers :

    Michel Bernholc, Mort Shuman

    Sound Mixer :

    Maurice Gilbert

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    René Gainville

    Author of original work :

    Jenaro Prieto

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Claude Carrière, René Gainville

    Sound Recordist :

    Harrik Maury

    Assistant Operators :

    Daniel Leterrier, Jean-Paul Toraille

    Production Manager :

    Alain Darbon

    Production Designer :

    Sydney Bettex

    Foley artist :

    André Naudin

    Location managers :

    Robert Fugier, Frédéric Sauvagnac

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Themes :

    Fraud

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1979

    French release :

    22/08/1979

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    49578

    Visa issue date :

    11/07/1979

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono