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Banana Peel

Banana Peel

A Feature film by Marcel Ophüls

Produced by Capitole Films

Release in France : 10/11/1963

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Capitole Films

Foreign production company :

Compagnia Cinematografica Mondiale

French distribution :

Compagnie Commerciale Française Cinématographique (CCFC)

Associate producer :

Sud-Pacifique Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Les Films du Jeudi

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Cathy decides to take revenge on two con men, Bontemps and Lachard, who were responsible for the bankruptcy and ruin of her father. She asks Michel, her ex-husband, to help. There is no other solution for them than to become crooks themselves, so they conceive a shady deal with Bontemps on an island in Brittany. The first part of their plan is a success and they leave with a huge sum of money. The second part is to take place in Monte Carlo, where they can expect a dramatic showdown with Lachard...

Full credits (17)

Assistant directors :

Claude Pinoteau, Costa Gavras

Author of original work :

Charles Williams

Screenwriters :

Claude Sautet, Marcel Ophüls, Daniel Boulanger

Director of Photography :

Jean Rabier

Assistant Operators :

Jean-Michel Humeau, Claude Zidi

Editor :

Monique Kirsanoff

Production Designer :

Georges Wakhevitch

Singer :

Jeanne Moreau

Still Photographer :

Raymond Cauchetier

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Daniel Boulanger

Producer :

Paul-Edmond Decharme

Voice :

Georges Aminel

Sound Recordist :

André Hervée

Camera Operator :

Alain Levent

Continuity supervisor :

Annie Maurel

Music Composers :

Ward Swingle, Serge Rezvani

Costume designer :

Pierre Cardin

Technical details

Feature film

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Italy, France

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Majority French (Italy, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 34 min

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Black & White

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