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Writers:
Georges Conchon (scenario) and
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Release Date:
15 November 1978 (France) See more »
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5 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Jacques Rouffio 
 
Writing credits
Georges Conchon (scenario) and
Jacques Rouffio (scenario)

Georges Conchon (dialogue)

Produced by
Lise Fayolle .... producer
Giorgio Silvagni .... producer
 
Original Music by
Philippe Sarde 
 
Cinematography by
René Mathelin 
 
Film Editing by
Geneviève Winding 
 
Production Design by
Jean-Jacques Caziot 
Claude Lenoir 
 
Costume Design by
Catherine Leterrier 
 
Makeup Department
Alfonso Gola .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Antoine Gannagé .... production manager
Gérard Gaultier .... production manager
Alain Martinez .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jacques Fontanier .... assistant director
Philippe Lopes-Curval .... assistant director
John Lvoff .... third assistant director
 
Sound Department
Joël Beldent .... sound
Marcel Corvaisier .... sound
Elvire Lerner .... sound
Jérôme Lévy .... foley artist
William Robert Sivel .... sound (as William Sivel)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Georges Pierre .... still photographer
Philippe Vene .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Gisèle Chézeau .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Nicole Cateux .... production administrator
Yvette Prayer .... production assistant
 

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104 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Depardieu at his best in a financial disaster, 18 May 2006
Author: Julien C from Belgium

The best movie I can remember with Depardieu.

The plot is really good: talking about how one influent person can make the curves of the sugar rocket up artificially on the stock market whereas on the other side of the power a dumb ass losses all his money when the market crash down after somebody advised him to invest on sugar.

The two main characters are excellent. It might look a bit overacted sometimes. But it is lovely to see them doing it like that.

I would compare it to other financial movies like "Boillers room", "Wall street" and a book that I really like from Zola: "l'argent" (the money). But it has a ironic french touch in the dialogs that the two American movies don't have.

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