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The Bit Between the Teeth

The Bit Between the Teeth

A Feature film by Laurent Heynemann

Produced by Sara Films

Release in France : 01/09/1979

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Sara Films

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StudioCanal Films Limited

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Three men with a penchant for gambling on the horses soon find themselves in trouble because of their addiction. Pierre (Michel Piccoli) is the math whiz who uses his talent for picking the winners. Charles (Michel Galabru) is the wealthy scrap-iron magnate who has embarrassing evidence on many prominent political figures. Loic (Jacques Dutronc) is the aspiring politico who seeks to further his career by any means possible. Charles approaches Loic and asks his political party for a loan in hopes of fixing an upcoming race. When all three men come up big winners, an official investigation is launched. Pierre and Charles find themselves in trouble, with Loic gaining access to Charles' coveted list of evidence on his political rivals.

Full credits (14)

Executive Producer :

Alain Sarde

Screenwriters :

Laurent Heynemann, Claude Veillot, Pierre Fabre

Sound Recordist :

Michel Desrois

Production manager :

Christine Gozlan

Production Designer :

Jean-Baptiste Poirot

Costume designer :

Annick François

Still Photographer :

Moune Jamet

Assistant directors :

Claude Othnin-Girard, Chantal Pernecker, Richard Malbequi

Director of Photography :

Alain Levent

Assistant Operator :

Philippe Houdart

Editor :

Armand Psenny

Music Composer :

Antoine Duhamel

Sound Mixer :

Maurice Gilbert

Location Manager :

François Menny

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Feature film

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Runtime :

1 h 39 min

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