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Les Borsalini

Les Borsalini

A Feature film by Michel Nerval

Produced by Paris Prociné, Odessa Films

Release in France : 20/02/1980

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

Paris Prociné, Odessa Films

French distribution :

SN Prodis

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The Bureau Sales

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A gang of petty thieves in the Parisian region has for a long time been trafficking a variety of goods, including alcohol. Le Pépé, the doyen, has just been removed by Don Momo when the latter learns that the gang's turnover has fallen. Worse: the truck that they use to deliver adulterated whiskey has been stolen. Rico, the organization's best henchman, discovers the truth: a rival gang made up of Americans is also interested in running alcohol. Don Momo decides to act and attacks his rivals' nightclub - and fails. The gang even has to pay for damage. The horrible trap invented by Momo is also a flop. It consisted of ramming the "Americans" with Pépé's wheelchair filled with a few litres of nitroglycerine. But is nevertheless Pépé, miraculously unscathed after the explosion, who saves the day by taking out a gigantic - armed - cake destined, in principle, to reconcile Americans and French.

Full credits (11)

Executive Producer :

Joël Foulon

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Martine Nerval

Screenwriter :

Martine Nerval

Sound Recordist :

Georges Prat

Editor :

Bruno Zincone

Sound Mixer :

Maurice Gilbert

Assistant directors :

Michel Debats, Patrick Delabrière

Dialogue Writer :

Martine Nerval

Director of Photography :

Jean-Paul Cornu

Assistant Operators :

Christian Boe, Michael Oguntke

Music Composer :

Francis Lai

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Feature film

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Comedy, Crime/thriller

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Runtime :

1 h 29 min

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