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Sweet Deception

Sweet Deception

A Feature film by Édouard Molinaro

Produced by Franco-London Films

Release in France : 17/03/1972


    This drama is based on a 1953 one-act play by Georges Amaudi. It details the confrontation between a determined young criminal and two brutal policemen who are bent on exacting a confession from him. The young criminal and his partner were caught after they attempted to rob a circus ticket booth. Even though they all know his partner killed the ticket clerk, the two policemen conducting the boy's interview have decided they want him to confess to the killing. During the interview, the policemen use every inducement they can think of to get the man to confess. Carrots failing, they then beat him almost to death. The town mayor, however, has overheard the whole affair, and is indignant.

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    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Franco-London Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    LCJ Editions & Productions

    Foreign production companies :

    Filmes Cinematografica, Produzione Aldebaran

    French distribution :

    SN Prodis

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    Full credits (15)

    Assistant Director :

    Michel Leroy

    Producers :

    Robert Bradford, Léo Fuchs, Guy Mercier de Sainte-Croix

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Labussière

    Camera Operator :

    Robert Foucard

    Editors :

    Monique Isnardon, Robert Isnardon

    Music Composer :

    Claude Bolling

    Costume designers :

    Michèle Richer, Georges Bril

    Location manager :

    Chantal Larouette-Debelmas

    Author of original work :

    Christine de Rivoyre

    Screenwriters :

    Christine de Rivoyre, Édouard Molinaro

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean-Claude Gaillard

    Production Manager :

    Roger Debelmas

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Production Designer :

    François de Lamothe

    Still Photographer :

    Roger Corbeau

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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