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The Wise Guys (Jailbird's Vacation)

The Wise Guys (Jailbird's Vacation)

A Feature film by Robert Enrico

Produced by Productions Belles Rives, Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC)

Release in France : 20/10/1965


    Hector Valentin (Bourvil) returns to France from Canada when he inherits a small sawmill. Laurent (Lino Ventura) is an ex-con who is seeking revenge on the man who ratted him out, and is himself finishing a prison sentence. He talks Hector into participating in a work program for paroled felons, and arranges for his target to be in the group of convicts sent to work at the sawmill. He hopes that the facility's isolation will provide him with an opportunity for murder...

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    Actors (22)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Full credits (20)

    Assistant directors :

    Pierre Cosson, Antoine Jacquet

    Dialogue Writer :

    José Giovanni

    Producers :

    Michel Ardan, René Pignières, Gérard Beytout

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Boffety

    Assistant Operators :

    Christian Guillouet, Jacques Lefrancois

    Production Manager :

    Emile Breysse

    Assistant Editor :

    Michel Lewin

    Production Designer :

    Jean Saussac

    Foley artist :

    Daniel Couteau

    Still Photographer :

    Henri Thibault

    Adaptation :

    Robert Enrico

    Author of original work :

    José Giovanni

    Screenwriter :

    José Giovanni

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Biard

    Camera Operator :

    Didier Tarot

    Editor :

    Jacqueline Meppiel

    Continuity supervisor :

    Françoise Bettiol

    Music Composer :

    François de Roubaix

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean Nény

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Philippe Mérand

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    Feature film

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    Adventure, Crime/thriller

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    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

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    Majority French (Italy, France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 8 min

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