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Yo Yo

Yo Yo

A Feature film by Pierre Etaix

Produced by C.A.P.A.C., Madeleine Films

Release in France : 19/02/1965

    Synopsis

    Yo Yo is a 1920s billionaire who, although having everything he fancies and living in a cavernous old castle, is not happy because he is in love with a beautiful circus artist. The stock-exchange crashes and makes him poor, and free. He joins the circus where is love interest is performing. They have a son who becomes a clown. Later, the son becomes a successful actor star and uses his new wealth to buy back his father's castle.

    Actors (18)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producers :

    C.A.P.A.C., Madeleine Films

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    Full credits (13)

    Producer :

    Paul Claudon

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Boffety

    Assistant Operators :

    Guy Lecouvette, Jacques Lefrancois

    Editor :

    Henri Lanoé

    Production Designers :

    Raymond Gabutti, Raymond Tournon

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Guyot

    Location Manager :

    Tonio Suné

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Etaix, Jean-Claude Carrière

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Bertrand

    Camera Operator :

    Christian Guillouet

    Assistant editors :

    Jacqueline Meppiel, Chantal Remy

    Music Composer :

    Jean Paillaud

    Still Photographer :

    Roger Forster

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Burlesque comedy

    Themes :

    Circus

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1965

    French release :

    19/02/1965

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    29288

    Visa issue date :

    03/02/1965

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Posters (4)

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    Festival Selections (6)

    Taipei Film Festival - 2013

    Taipei Film Festival (Taiwan, 2013)

    Selection

    Director in Focus : Pierre Etaix

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema - 2010

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Canada, 2010)

    Selection

    Tribute to Pierre Étaix

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1965

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1965)

    Selection

    Official Competition