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Le Bal des casse-pieds

Le Bal des casse-pieds

A Feature film by Yves Robert

Produced by Gaumont, Les Productions de la Guéville

Release in France : 12/02/1992

    Synopsis

    In this comedy, veterinarian Henri Sauveur (Jean Rochefort) maintains his dignity and calm in the face of an incredible number of irritating or even genuinely upsetting encounters with inveterate pains-in-the-neck. He suffers from the rudeness (and worse) of Parisian drivers, his relatives, and friends and clients. All the same, he manages to convey an admirable appearance of insouciance and a devil-may-care attitude. That is, until he meets the redoubtable Louise Sherry (Miou-Miou). He is so smitten with her charms that his artfully maintained defenses crumble pitifully, and he is reduced to confiding his troubles to a bemused but sympathetic female chimpanzee. This fast-paced comedy features some of France's best-loved actors and comedians, including Claude Brasseur, Jean Yanne, and Jacques Villeret) in walk-on performances.

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    Subject

    There are seventy characters in our film. - Each of them is a bigger pain than the next. In fact there all pains for each other from start to finish. Not just men and women. Children too. And parrots. People in planes. In cars. In nightclubs. Friends. Relatives. Men who love women. Men who love men. Stock-exchange fanatics. Pessimists. Modern-day travellers. Nouvelle cuisine buffs. Recently divorced couples. Giraffes. Cellists. Dogs who are a pain in the neck for people, people who are a pain in the ass for monkeys. It's one hell of a mess...

    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Poiré

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean-Loup Dabadie

    Director of Photography :

    Robert Alazraki

    Production managers :

    Philippe Desmoulins, Marc Goldstaub

    Editor :

    Pierre Gillette

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Dugied

    Foley artist :

    Pascal Mazières

    Costume designer :

    Marie-Claude Herry

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Claude Cartier

    Assistant Director :

    François Basset

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Loup Dabadie, Yves Robert

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Lenoir

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Dominique Segall, Richard Grandpierre

    Assistant Editor :

    Jean-Claude Ventura

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Casting :

    Gérard Moulevrier

    Still Photographer :

    Jérôme Prebois

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1991

    French release :

    12/02/1992

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    75928

    Visa issue date :

    12/02/1992

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby