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Jupiter's Thigh

Jupiter's Thigh

A Feature film by Philippe de Broca

Produced by Mondex et Cie, Les Films Ariane

Release in France : 06/02/1980

    Synopsis

    Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the lovely buttocks of a classical statue and is determined to donate it to the Louvre. Agnes wants to sell it and gets a handsome local sailor to take it for an appraisal. When the sailor is murdered, the police suspect Charles and arrest Antoine as his accomplice. Lise swings into action, but before she can clear the men, Agnes springs them from jail, and now Lise must help them elude the police, find the real murderer, and recover the statue fragment. More art goes missing. What is the statue's secret?

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Mondex et Cie, Les Films Ariane

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

    Co-production :

    France 3 Cinéma

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (12)

    Assistant directors :

    Bernard Bolzinger, Emmanuel Gust

    Screenwriters :

    Philippe de Broca, Michel Audiard

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Labussière

    Editor :

    Henri Lanoé

    Continuity supervisor :

    Patrick Aubrée

    Music Composers :

    Georges Hatzinassios, Eric Moulard

    Authors of original work :

    Jean-Paul Rouland, Claude Olivier, Robert Amon, Alexandre Mnouchkine, Georges Dancigers

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Paul Schwartz

    Camera Operator :

    Patrice Wyers

    Sound editor :

    Renée Deschamps

    Production Designers :

    Eric Moulard, Mikes Karapiperis

    Costume designer :

    Catherine Leterrier

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Themes :

    Tourism

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1979

    French release :

    06/02/1980

    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    51364

    Visa issue date :

    08/02/1980

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono