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Chotard and Company

Chotard and Company

A Feature film by Jean Renoir

Produced by Les Films Roger Ferdinand

Release in France : 15/03/1933


    Chotard (Charpin) is in the grocery business. After a ball, his daughter marries a poet, much to her father's annoyance. The son-in-law is no good at anything, not even weighing ham, and giving sweets for free to the children in the neighborhood.
    Out of the blue, the young poet wins the Goncourt Prize ! His wife's family changes overnight. Now Chotard is so proud of the writer he begins to read and urges his clerks to do the same.
    The winner seems to be sick and tired of working overtime and he sees his father-in-law's shop going bankrupt. There's a lot of improvements to be made in this work too. So now grocery and poetry will walk hands in hands.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Roger Ferdinand

    French distribution :

    Universal Pictures (France)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions René Château

    Full credits (10)

    Assistant Director :

    Jacques Becker

    Author of original work :

    Roger Ferdinand

    Director of Photography :

    Joseph-Louis Mundwiller

    Assistant Operator :

    René Ribault

    Editors :

    Suzanne De Troeye, Marguerite Houllé-Renoir

    Adaptation :

    Roger Ferdinand

    Producer :

    Léopold Schlosberg

    Sound recordists :

    Igor B. Kalinowski, Roger Handjian

    Production Manager :

    Roger Ferdinand

    Continuity supervisor :

    Suzanne De Troeye

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :


    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 17 min

    Current status :


    Approval :


    Color type :

    Black & White

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