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The Big Operator

The Big Operator

A Feature film by Claude Pinoteau

Produced by Production 2000, Gaumont, Fildebroc Productions

Release in France : 01/12/1976

    Synopsis

    When he is not working as a stage performer, Emile (Yves Montand) works as a small-time con-man. He has a brand-new plan for a big job and needs the services of one of his former assistants. He also persuades a young actress to help out with part of the plan: kidnapping the child of a very shady arms merchant who will be pressured to keep the police off their backs. Emile is a kindly man with more charm than skill. When his plans go badly awry, he sends the two assistants away as a couple, along with the baby they had planned to substitute for the child in the arms merchant's house.

    Source : allmovie.com

     

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Production 2000, Gaumont, Fildebroc Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Foreign production company :

    Da Ma Produzione

    French distribution :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (20)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Poiré

    Dialogue Writer :

    Michel Audiard

    Producers :

    Michelle de Broca, Alain Poiré

    Screenwriters :

    Claude Pinoteau, Jean Vautrin

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Collomb

    Camera Operator :

    Bernard Noisette

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Paulette Andrieux

    Continuity supervisor :

    Florence Moncorgé-Gabin

    Music Composer :

    Georges Delerue

    Sound mixers :

    Alex Pront, Claude Villand

    Adaptation :

    Jean Vautrin, Claude Pinoteau

    Author of original work :

    Rennie Airth

    Associate producers :

    Olivier Dassault, Albert Pottier, Nicolas Seydoux, Daniel Toscan du Plantier

    Foreign Producer :

    Marcello Danon

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Bats

    Production managers :

    Robert Sussfeld, Marc Goldstaub

    Editors :

    Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, Fedora Zincone

    Production Designer :

    Walter Patriarca

    Foley artist :

    Daniel Couteau

    Still Photographer :

    Georges Pierre

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1976

    French release :

    01/12/1976

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    45844

    Visa issue date :

    01/12/1976

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono