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L'Aile ou la cuisse

L'Aile ou la cuisse

A Feature film by Claude Zidi

Produced by Films Christian Fechner

Release in France : 21/10/1976


    Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he is confronted with two disasters: his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester and he, the famous Charles Duchemin, has lost his sense of taste! He will do whatever he can to first hide this fact, then to regain this powerful asset...

    Actors (37)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Films Christian Fechner

    French distribution :


    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

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    Full credits (20)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Jacques Beineix, Hélène Bernardin

    Line Producer :

    Pierre Grunstein

    Directors of Photography :

    Claude Renoir, Vladimir Ivanov

    Sound Assistant :

    Gilles Ortion

    Camera operators :

    Jean-Paul Schwartz, Jean-Paul Meurisse

    Editors :

    Robert Isnardon, Monique Isnardon

    Continuity supervisor :

    Sylvie Koechlin

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Stunt performer :

    Rémy Julienne

    Sound mixers :

    Nara Kollery, Claude Villand

    Producers :

    Bernard Artigues, Christian Fechner

    Screenwriters :

    Michel Fabre, Claude Zidi

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Claude Laureux

    Assistant Operators :

    René Chabal, Yves Pouffary

    Production Manager :

    Roger Morand

    Sound Editor :

    Maurice Laumain

    Production Designers :

    Michel de Broin, Claude Suné

    Foley artist :

    André Naudin

    Costume designers :

    Jacques Fonteray, Jeannine Vergne

    Narrator :

    Jean Amadou

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    Feature film

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    Themes :

    Circus, Gastronomy

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

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