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Ça n'arrive qu'aux vivants

Ça n'arrive qu'aux vivants

A Feature film by Tony Saytor

Produced by Les Films Marivaux, Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC)

Release in France : 07/01/1959


    A young garage owner, Henri, whose business is not going well, fixes lovely Gloria's car on the road. She suggests he let part of his garage to her friends. After taking advice from his wife, he accepts but it does not take him long to realize it's a mistake. Gloria seduces him, compromising photographs are taken and his tenants, who are in fact gangsters, blackmail him: he lets them "do their job" or his wife will see the pictures. The criminals intend to stage a hold-up, and Henri cannot stop them. However, after his best friend 's death, he will pull himself together.

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producers :

    Gérard Beytout, René Pignières, Louis Lefait

    Screenwriters :

    François Boyer, Jean Cosmos, Pierre Lary

    Assistant Operators :

    Maurice Kaminsky, Guy Maria

    Production Manager :

    Michel Mombailly

    Assistant Editor :

    Michel Leroy

    Production Designer :

    Robert Hubert

    Assistant Director :

    Christian Simon

    Sound Recordist :

    Julien Coutellier

    Camera Operator :

    Noël Martin

    Editors :

    Monique Kirsanoff, Pierre Petit

    Continuity supervisor :

    Lily Hargous

    Music Composers :

    Henri Bourtayre, Emile Prud'homme

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Drama, Crime/thriller

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    France (100.0%)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 26 min

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    Black & White

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