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Extenuating Circumstances

Extenuating Circumstances

A Feature film by Jean Boyer

Produced by Société Française de Production et d'Edition

Release in France : 26/07/1939

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Production and distribution (3)

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Harsh Parisian judge Gaetan (known as Monsieur Maximum), chafing in the idleness of retirement, leaves for a seaside holiday. But Gabriel the chauffeur has his mind on his girl, not the car; Gaetan and wife Nathalie are stranded in the country, where they find shelter in a low class bistro patronized by cheerful jail birds. Once the ice is broken, they have a wonderful time, but as the judge tries to trick his new friends into reforming, inevitable exposure approaches...

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Full credits (13)

Assistant Director :

Christian Chamborant

Author of original work :

Marcel Arnac

Screenwriters :

Jean-Pierre Feydeau, Jean Boyer

Sound Recordist :

Antoine Archimbaud

Camera Operator :

René Ribault

Production Designer :

Jacques Colombier

Still Photographer :

Roger Corbeau

Dialogue Writer :

Yves Mirande

Producers :

Joseph Bercholz, Edouard Gide

Director of Photography :

Victor Armenise

Assistant Operator :

Pierre Bachelet

Editor :

Maurice Serein

Music Composer :

Georges Van Parys

Technical details

Feature film

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Crime/thriller, Comedy

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 27 min

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Black & White

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