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The Toy

The Toy

A Feature film by Francis Veber

Produced by Renn Productions, Fidéline FIlms, Efve Films, Andrea Films

Release in France : 08/12/1976


    When François, a journalist, is touring a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. All afraid of the despotic industrialist who is also the newspaper's owner, François is forced to agree to this masquerade. Becoming the friend of the child, he induces him, who wants to make a newspaper, to unveil publicly the real tyrannical way of life of his father.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Renn Productions, Fidéline FIlms, Efve Films, Andrea Films

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    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films

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    Full credits (19)

    Assistant Director :

    Jean-Michel Carbonnaux

    Screenwriter :

    Francis Veber

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Aubouy

    Camera Operator :

    Patrice Wyers

    Editors :

    Gérard Pollicand, Eva Zora

    Assistant editor :

    Suzanne Lang-Willar

    Production Designer :

    Bernard Evein

    Foley artist :

    Daniel Couteau

    Sound mixers :

    Bernard Aubouy, Jean Nény

    Location Manager :

    Jean Pieuchot

    Line Producer :

    Pierre Grunstein

    Director of Photography :

    Étienne Becker

    Sound assistants :

    Sophie Chiabaut, Jean-Louis Ughetto

    Production Manager :

    Pierre Grunstein

    Sound editors :

    Annick Menier, Ziva Postec

    Continuity supervisor :

    Colette Crochot

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Costume designers :

    Michèle Cerf, Malika Agostini Brahim

    Still Photographer :

    Georges Pierre

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1977

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1977)

    Selection (3)

    Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Francis Veber

    Best Production Design : Bernard Evein

    Best Cinematography : Étienne Becker