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The Pawn

The Pawn

A Feature film by Christian Gion

Produced by Les Films 21, Cité Films

Release in France : 25/10/1978


    Nobody expects much of the goofy prankster who teaches at a public school. When his students get word of the principal's plan to get the troublesome teacher fired by having a school inspector observe the chaos in one of his classes, they band together to ensure that all the other classes in the school are comparatively much worse. The kids cheer when the teacher sells his novel and it becomes a best-seller. Their biggest cheers come when he finally woos the woman of his dreams.

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films 21, Cité Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Foreign production company :

    Ecta Filmproduktion

    French distribution :

    SN Prodis

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    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producers :

    Jacques Bar, Sylvio Tabet

    Screenwriter :

    Christian Gion

    Sound Recordist :

    Harrik Maury

    Camera Operator :

    Jean-Yves Escoffier

    Editor :

    Jean-Bernard Bonis

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Michel Caradec

    Sound Mixer :

    Claude Villand

    Assistant directors :

    Stephan Holmes, Gérald Thiaville

    Director of Photography :

    Lionel Legros

    Sound Assistant :

    Adrien Nataf

    Production Manager :

    Roger Fleytoux

    Assistant editor :

    Angela Braga-Mermet

    Costume designer :

    Annick François

    Location Manager :

    Pierre Pardon

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    Feature film

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    Adolescence, Education

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    France, Germany

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    Runtime :

    1 h 33 min

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