FAITES SAUTER LA BANQUE

Faites sauter la banque! is a French film realized by Jean Girault, release in 1964.

♦ Synopsis :

Victor Garnier, a small shopkeeper in articles of hunting and fishing decides to be avenged for a verreux banker who deceived it and thus the establishment faces its store. It then involves all its family (her wife and its three children) in the digging of a tunnel which must lead to the strongroom. However, her elder daughter Corinne is courted by Philippe, a young training banker who precisely works in the agency …

♦ Specification sheet :

  • Title : Fripouillard et Cie
  • Realization : Jean Girault
  • Scenario : According to an idea of Louis Sapin
  • Adaptation : Jacques Vilfrid and Jean Girault
  • Dialogue : Jacques Vilfrid
  • Production assistant : Alain Gouze
  • Production : Raymond Danon
  • Production : The Films Coparnic, P.A.M.E.C
  • Music : Paul Mauriat, (editions: Robert Salvet)
  • Photography : André Germain
  • Operator : André Germain, assisted of Guy Suzuki
  • Editing : Jean-Michel Gautier, assisted of Bernard Bourgouin
  • Decorations : Sydney Bettex, assisted of Henri Sonois and Claude Blasseville
  • Sound : René Sarrazin, assisted of Paul Pauwels and Vartan Karakeusian
  • Script-girl : Christiane Vilfrid
  • Manager : Pierre Cottance
  • Assistant manager : Rudy Le Roy
  • Administrator : Maurice Cadaze
  • Producer's assistant  : Fanchette Brie
  • Photographer : Marcel Dole
  • Interior designer : Guy Maugin
  • Make-up : Anatole Paris
  • Country of origin : France
  • Format : black and white - 1,66:1 - Mono - 35 mm
  • Recording music and mixing in the studios Marignan
  • Edition : Laboratory G.T.C of Joinville
  • Film Kodak, recording Westrex
  • Shooting in the studios of Boulogne
  • Genre : Comedy
  • Duration : 88 minutes
  • Date exit : February 28th, 1964 (France)
  • Visa of exploitation : 28325

 

♦ Distribution :

  • Louis de Funès : Victor Garnier, owner of a store of Hunting and Fishing
  • Jean-Pierre Marielle : André Durand-Mareuil, the banker, neighbour of Victor
  • Yvonne Clech : Éliane Garnier, the woman of Victor
  • Anne Doat : Isabelle Garnier, the elder girl
  • Michel Tureau : Gérard Garnier, the son
  • Catherine Demongeot : Corinne Garnier, the younger girl
  • Georges Wilson : The policeman in cycle
  • Jean Valmont : Philippe Brécy, the trainee of the bank, the lover of Isabelle
  • Claude Piéplu : The priest
  • Georges Adet : Gerber, the employee responsible for chests
  • Florence Blot : The cleaning lady
  • Nicole Chollet : The customer
  • Alix Mahieux : Poupette, the Belgian cousin
  • Michel Dancourt : Casimir, the Belgian cousin
  • Jean Lefebvre : The foreman on the construction site
  • Guy Grosso : The customer
  • Jean Droze : The salesman of the big store
  • Dominique Zardi : The worker in the trench
  • Henri Attal : Ramirez, the worker in the trench
  • Dominique Marcas : The local resident
  • Nicole Vervil : The customer who wants to make a surprise to her husband
  • Yvonne Rozille : Laura, the woman maintained by Durand-Mareuil
  • Myriam Michelson : Mireille, the friend of Gérard
  • André Badin : The local resident insurer
  • Louis Viret : A neighbour
  • Robert Favart : The Italian colleague
  • Colin Drake : The English colleague
  • Reinhard Kolldehoff : The German colleague
  • Johny Monteilhet : The telegrapher
  • Max Desrau : The customer who brings of the ready cash to the bank
  • Yves Elliot : The boss of the coffee
  • Philippe Dumat : The police captain

♦ Around the film :

  • The film also left thereafter in colorized version.
  • One can also quote the presence of atypical actors like Domenica Zardi and Henri Attal, here as workmen trenching.
  • The guard of the bank is called Gerber, name given to Michel Galabru in the series of “Gendarme"
  • The second collaboration enters Jean Girault and Louis de Funès afterwards Pouic-Pouic. In all, the two men will make 11 films together, up to 1982, date of death of the realizer.
  • This film was made enters Pouic-Pouic same realizer and Des pissenlits par la racine, realized by George Lautner.
  • Considering the success of Pouic-Pouic, Jean Girault proposed with Louis de Funès a new comedy derechef.

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