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The Lady Banker

The Lady Banker

A Feature film by Francis Girod

Produced by Partner's Production, Gaumont, Cinevog Productions

Release in France : 27/08/1980


    Towards the end of the 1920s, Emma Eckhert has become one of the most talked about women in France. Not only is she stunningly beautiful and a staunch supporter of moral campaigns, she is also a hugely successful banker. Having made a fortune speculating on the stock exchange, she intends to share her wealth with her investors, offering them a far higher rate of interest than her competitors. Needless to say, the traditional bankers regard her as a dangerous threat and conspire to bring about her downfall...

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    Actors (44)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Partner's Production, Gaumont, Cinevog Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

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    Full credits (21)

    Executive Producer :

    Ariel Zeïtoun

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Georges Conchon

    Screenwriter :

    Georges Conchon

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Pierre Ruh

    Assistant Operator :

    Eduardo Serra

    Production managers :

    Michel Frichet, Ilya Claisse

    Sound editor :

    Michèle Catonné

    Continuity supervisor :

    Suzanne Durrenberger

    Music Composer :

    Ennio Morricone

    Sound mixers :

    Joël Beldent, Claude Villand

    Location managers :

    Richard Nataf, Claude Parnet

    Assistant directors :

    Philippe Hubin, Régis Wargnier, Olivier Horlait

    Producer :

    Ariel Zeïtoun

    Directors of Photography :

    Bernard Zitzermann, Michel Frichet

    Sound Assistant :

    Louis Gimel

    Camera operators :

    François Catonné, Jean Harnois

    Editor :

    Geneviève Winding

    Assistant editors :

    Pascale Bouché, Gisèle Chézeau

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Jacques Caziot

    Costume designer :

    Jacques Fonteray

    Still Photographer :

    Georges Pierre

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 10 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1981

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1981)

    Selection (4)

    Best Cinematography : Bernard Zitzermann

    Best Production Design : Jean-Jacques Caziot

    Best Sound : Jean-Pierre Ruh

    Best Editing : Geneviève Winding