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The Animal

The Animal

A Feature film by Claude Zidi

Produced by Films Christian Fechner , Cerito Films

Release in France : 05/10/1977

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Actors (39)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

Films Christian Fechner , Cerito Films

French distribution :


Film exports/foreign sales :

StudioCanal Films Limited

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Michel, AKA Mike (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is a stuntman who works with his girlfriend Jane (Raquel Welch). On their wedding day Mike and Jane are forced by producers to do a stunt for a film they are working on. Mike, annoyed doesn't look on the road and crashes the car causing them to end up in a hospital. After they come out Jane doesn't want to talk to Mike so he decides to get her a job in a film in which he is a stunt double for his double who is a star in action pictures but is in fact a wimp.

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Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Bernard Artigues

Dialogue Writer :

Michel Audiard

Line Producer :

Bernard Artigues

Sound Recordist :

Bernard Aubouy

Production Manager :

Pierre Gauchet

Continuity supervisor :

Sylvie Koechlin

Music Composer :

Vladimir Cosma

Still Photographer :

Vincent Rossell

Assistant directors :

Jean-Jacques Beineix, Olivier Mergault

Producers :

Christian Fechner, René Malo

Screenwriters :

Claude Zidi, Michel Audiard, Dominique Fabre

Sound assistant :

Sophie Chiabaut

Editors :

Robert Isnardon, Monique Isnardon

Production Designer :

Théobald Meurisse

Stunt performers :

Rémy Julienne, Claude Carliez

Technical details

Feature film

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Comedy, Action

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 40 min

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