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A Feature film by Fabien Onteniente

Produced by Pathé Production

Release in France : 13/02/2013

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Pathé Production

Co-productions :

Chez Wam, TF1 Films Production

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

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Chez Wam

Foreign production company :

Scope Pictures

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Pathé Distribution

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It's the story of four buddies, four French pals: The Greek (oesteopath), Fifi (who lives with his mother, concierge), Fortuné (a West Indian who works at Cogex), and Freddy (big-time gambler). They constantly hang out at Le Balto, a Parisian betting agency. Tired of losing the little they've got, they want to stop playing the horses... But, as the well-known race betting saying goes, "a loss today predicts a win tomorrow," and luck finally strikes.

Luck which comes in the guise of a great shark, a legendary gambler, known by everyone at all the racetracks and by all bettors... and by the Vice Squad: Monsieur Paul. This "gentleman" now back in the game and proposes that the four pals purchase Torpille, a crack horse, in reality an old nag. Given that they are four, they decide to buy a leg each!

The Balto gang then enters the rarefied world of horse owners, the scams of millionnaires at racetracks from  Auteuil to Monte-Carlo.

Will they triumph or lose everything, even their friendship? The horses better get trotting!

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Assistant Director :

Yann Cuinet

Associate Producer :

Romain Le Grand

Screenwriters :

Fabien Onteniente, Philippe Guillard, Alain Chabat, Emmanuel Booz, Pierre Benichou

Sound Recordist :

Paul Lainé

Production Manager :

Bruno Vatin

Editor :

Béatrice Herminie

Assistant editors :

Sahra Mekki, Agnès Gaudet, Ronan Tronchot

Production Designer :

Jacques Rouxel

Casting :

Gérard Moulevrier

Sound Mixer :

Joël Rangon

Producer :

Florian Genetet-Morel

Line Producers :

Alain Chabat, Christine Rouxel

Director of Photography :

Jérôme Robert

Assistant Operator :

Antony Diaz

Press Attaché (film) :

Dominique Segall

Sound Editor :

Damien Guillaume

Continuity supervisor :

Françoise Thouvenot

Music Composer :

Jean-Yves d'Angelo

Costume designer :

Jacqueline Bouchard

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Feature film

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France, Belgium

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100% French (France, Belgium)

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1 h 42 min

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