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La Trêve

A Feature film by Claude Guillemot

Produced by Technique et Exploitation Cinématographique (TEC)

Production year : 1968

    Synopsis

    Arno, a Paris club owner, heads off early on Saturday with his girlfriend Laura for a day's fishing in the country, on the way to an out-of town, high-roller gambling game to which he has been invited on the Sunday. They run into an old rival, Julien and his girlfriend Fifine, who have similar plans. The fishing is quite unconventional but effective, as one uses electric charges and the other hand grenades. They are being trailed by a gangster Willy and two accomplices. There are various attempts by all parties to sabotage each others efforts. But Arno, Julien and girlfriends manage to enjoy some duck shooting, a leisurely meal of caneton aux cerises and a visit to a ghastly village dance. On reaching the location of the card game they discover Willy has got there first and robbed all the guests of their stakes. Arno and Julien surprise Willy and take back the money, returning it to the guests so that the game is not sabotaged, and settle down to win it legitimately. Willy meanwhile is dumped in a nearby stream.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Inter Ciné TV

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producers :

    Gilbert Wolmark, Jean Desvilles

    Director of Photography :

    Denys Clerval

    Editor :

    Agnés Guillemot

    Screenwriter :

    Claude Guillemot

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Ortion

    Music Composers :

    Jorge Milchberg, Armand Migiani

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1968

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Color