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He, She or It (The Doll)

He, She or It (The Doll)

A Feature film by Jacques Baratier

Produced by Les Films Franco-Africains, Como Films

Release in France : 07/11/1962


    In a make-believe Spanish-speaking country of the Americas, a dictator (Zbigniew Cybulski) rules with the usual degree of corruption but as it turns out, his wife is the one who gives most of the orders. Two story strands are then woven together: a scientist has invented a way to replicate objects and, lo and behold, he discovers he can make a robotic duplicate of the dictator's wife. Meanwhile, an ardent, left-leaning revolutionary who happens to be a dead ringer for the dictator ends up taking over the tyrant's role when he is assassinated. So one has a robotic wife and a fake dictator now running a country which is none the wiser.

    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films Franco-Africains, Como Films

    French distribution :

    Athos Films

    Foreign production company :

    Ajace Produzioni Cinematografiche

    Full credits (16)

    Executive Producers :

    Jacques Baratier, Claude Jaeger

    Adaptation :

    Jacques Audiberti

    Author of original work :

    Jacques Audiberti

    Sound Recordist :

    Raymond Gauguier

    Assistant Operator :

    Georges Liron

    Production Manager :

    Antoine Leonard-Maestrati

    Production Designer :

    Georges Koskas

    Still Photographer :

    Raymond Cauchetier

    Assistant Director :

    Claude Nedjar

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jacques Audiberti

    Director of Photography :

    Raoul Coutard

    Sound assistants :

    Michel Fano, Christian Hackspill

    Camera Operator :

    Claude Beausoleil

    Editors :

    Néna Baratier, Léonide Azar

    Music Composers :

    Joseph Kosma, Bernard Parmegiani

    Location Manager :

    Maurice Urbain

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    Feature film

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    France, Italy

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    Majority French (France, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1962

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1962)


    Official Competition