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Sweet and Sour

Sweet and Sour

A Feature film by Jacques Baratier

Produced by Les Films Number One

Release in France : 04/09/1963

    Synopsis

    Director Jacques Baratier's Sweet and Sour is an independently produced project with a surprising amount of European movie-industry input. Guy Bedos plays one of several young French cineastes who take to the streets to make improvisational movies. The "cinema verite" quality of the film is somewhat undercut by the presence of major stars: Anna Karina, Simone Signoret, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Monica Vitti, Claude Brasseur, and many others. After several "spontaneous" vignettes -- a street tennis game, a striptease lesson, a West Side Story style gang rumble -- Guy Bedos announces he will go to Hollywood to film the life of Voltaire.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (36)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Number One

    French distribution :

    Dicifrance

    Foreign production company :

    Cinematografica Cervi

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (18)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean Léon, Stéphane Iscovescu

    Dialogue Writer :

    Guy Bedos

    Producers :

    Pierre Kalfon, Antonio Tonino Cervi

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Decaë

    Assistant Operators :

    Alain Derobe, François Lauliac

    Production managers :

    Louis de Masure, Georges Chappedelaine

    Assistant editor :

    Francine Grubert

    Production Designers :

    Jacques Noel, Raymond Gabutti

    Choreographer :

    Jean Babilée

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Eric Ollivier

    Author of original work :

    Guy Bedos

    Screenwriters :

    Jacques Baratier, Guy Bedos

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Calvet

    Camera Operator :

    Alain Douarinou

    Editor :

    Néna Baratier

    Continuity supervisor :

    Sylvette Baudrot

    Music Composers :

    Ward Swingle, Jacques Audiberti, Boris Bassiak

    Still Photographer :

    Victor Rodrigue

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Anthology film

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1963

    French release :

    04/09/1963

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    27571

    Visa issue date :

    04/09/1963

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1963

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1963)

    Selection

    Official Competition