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The Bit Between the Teeth

The Bit Between the Teeth

A Feature film by Laurent Heynemann

Produced by Sara Films

Release in France : 01/09/1979


    Three men with a penchant for gambling on the horses soon find themselves in trouble because of their addiction. Pierre (Michel Piccoli) is the math whiz who uses his talent for picking the winners. Charles (Michel Galabru) is the wealthy scrap-iron magnate who has embarrassing evidence on many prominent political figures. Loic (Jacques Dutronc) is the aspiring politico who seeks to further his career by any means possible. Charles approaches Loic and asks his political party for a loan in hopes of fixing an upcoming race. When all three men come up big winners, an official investigation is launched. Pierre and Charles find themselves in trouble, with Loic gaining access to Charles' coveted list of evidence on his political rivals.

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    Executive Producer :

    Alain Sarde

    Screenwriters :

    Laurent Heynemann, Claude Veillot, Pierre Fabre

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Desrois

    Production manager :

    Christine Gozlan

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Baptiste Poirot

    Costume designer :

    Annick François

    Still Photographer :

    Moune Jamet

    Assistant directors :

    Claude Othnin-Girard, Chantal Pernecker, Richard Malbequi

    Director of Photography :

    Alain Levent

    Assistant Operator :

    Philippe Houdart

    Editor :

    Armand Psenny

    Music Composer :

    Antoine Duhamel

    Sound Mixer :

    Maurice Gilbert

    Location Manager :

    François Menny

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    Feature film

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    Runtime :

    1 h 39 min

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