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The Annuity

The Annuity

A Feature film by Pierre Tchernia

Produced by Dargaud Films, United Artists

Release in France : 19/01/1972

    Synopsis

    Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, is in the last stages. That is why he advises Emile to purchase Martinet's house for an annuity. Unfortunately for the Galipeaus, not only does Martinet recover but, month after month, year after year, the "dying man" proves hale and hearty as well! Whereas the greedy Galipeaus fall from the frying pan into the fire...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (43)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producers :

    Dargaud Films, United Artists

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    FTD International Cinéma

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (15)

    Assistant directors :

    Bernard Mongourdin, Francis Pernet

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Tchernia, René Goscinny

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Tournier

    Camera Operator :

    Gilles Bonneau

    Continuity supervisor :

    Catherine Prevert

    Music Composer :

    Gérard Calvi

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean Nény

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Marie Durand

    Producers :

    René Goscinny, Léon Zuratas

    Voice :

    Roger Carel, Nathalie Serrault, Claude Dasset

    Sound Recordist :

    Jacques Lebreton

    Editors :

    Isabelle García de Herreros, Françoise Javet

    Production Designer :

    Willy Holt

    Costume designer :

    Gladys de Segonzac

    Still Photographer :

    Jean-Louis Castelli

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Themes :

    Ageing, Family

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1971

    French release :

    19/01/1972

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    38637

    Visa issue date :

    19/01/1972

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Mono