Les Joueurs is a French short-film realized by Claude Barma, release in 1951.

Personal comments : Louis de Funès is marked in the credits, he plays the role of Mr Petrovic a dishonest card player.

♦ Synopsis :

Somewhere in old Russia of Gogol a hotel room. In this room, certain Ikharev, player... of profession. And in the brains of the pheasant, a single thought : find pigeons. Ikharev, professional cheater meets three amateurs of cards who show themselves very fast so skillful and dishonest which he. Result : association in four to share profits pulled by the innocence of the fifth player...

♦ Specification sheet :

  • Title : Les joueurs
  • Realization : Claude Barma
  • Scenario : According to the detail of eponymic theater of Nicolas Gogol
  • Genre : Comedy
  • Country : France
  • Shooting in black and white and in mono
  • Year : 1951
  • Duration : 60 min


♦ Distribution :

  • Louis de Funès : Mr Petrovic
  • Pierre Gallon
  • Jacques Grello
  • Daniel Lecourtois
  • Jacques Morel
  • Alexandre Rignault
  • Henri Rollan