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Your Money or Your Life (1966)

La bourse et la vie (original title)
Pétepan learns that his money has been lost by Robinhoude brothers.He asks his assistants to withdraw his amount from the bank.

Director:

Jean-Pierre Mocky

Writers:

Jean-Pierre Mocky (idea), Fernand Marzelle (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernandel ... Charles Migue
Heinz Rühmann ... Henry Schmidt
Jean Poiret ... Lucien Pélépan
Marilù Tolo ... Violette (as Marilu Tolo)
Jean Carmet ... Le curé
André Gabriello André Gabriello ... Pierre Robinhoude
Jacques Legras ... Tapu
Claude Piéplu ... Un surveillant de l'agence de Paris
Darry Cowl ... Marquy
Michel Galabru ... Maître Laprise
Simone Duhart Simone Duhart ... Madame le P.-d.g.
Andrex ... Le chef de convoi
Krista Nell Krista Nell ... Geneviève (as Christa Nelli)
Roger Legris ... Dumoulin, le pharmacien
Colette Teissèdre Colette Teissèdre ... Ursula (as Colette Tesseidre)
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Pétepan learns that his money has been lost by Robinhoude brothers.He asks his assistants to withdraw his amount from the bank.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Italy | France | West Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 April 1966 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Your Money or Your Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

La bourse et la vie
Lyrics by Françoise Dorin
Performed by Richard Anthony
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Odyssey through Paris
3 September 2002 | by HerbertSchwaabSee all my reviews

I have seen this movie as a child. Maybe I am misguided by my memories, but I was quite impressed then of the adventures of two men who try to get back the money, they have lost in the streets of Paris. It is sort of a epical comedy, an odyssey through Paris. It adopts the rhythm of a road movie, which might appear to some as an unstructured failure, but which has a certain poetic atmosphere. It is one of the few Heinz Rühmann movies (the most important german comedian of the last century) which I really like and his teaming with famous french comedian Fernandel is really for the benefit of both. Not to forget Jean Poiret, one of those underrated actors whose company one enjoys almost without noticing the actors presence. There are many moments and scenes which are engraved in my memories. But maybe I shouldn´t try to see it again.


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