The Wing or the Thigh

The Wing or the Thigh (1976)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1976-10-27
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 381 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Les Films Christian Fechner
  • Production Country: France
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Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he is confronted with two disasters: his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester and he, the famous Charles Duchemin, has lost his taste!

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  • Louis de Funès

    as Charles Duchemin
  • Coluche

    as Gérard Duchemin
  • Claude Gensac

    as Marguerite #1
  • Ann Zacharias

    as Marguerite #2
  • Julien Guiomar

    as Jacques Tricatel
  • Georges Chamarat

    as Le doyen des académiciens
  • Fernand Guiot

    as Dubreuil
  • Raymond Bussières

    as Henri - le chauffeur de Duchemin
  • Vittorio Caprioli

    as Vittorio
  • Jean Martin

    as Le médecin
  • Gérard Boucaron

    as Ficelle
  • Antoine Marin

    as Un collaborateur de Duchemin
  • Yves Afonso

    as Le faux plombier
  • Philippe Bouvard

    as Philippe Bouvard - l'animateur du débat
  • Marcel Dalio

    as Le tailleur de Duchemin
Directing Claude Zidi Director
Writing Claude Zidi Screenplay
Writing Michel Fabre Screenplay
Production Christian Fechner Producer
Production Pierre Grunstein Executive Producer
Sound Vladimir Cosma Original Music Composer
Camera Wladimir Ivanov Director of Photography
Camera Claude Renoir Director of Photography
Editing Monique Isnardon Editor
Editing Robert Isnardon Editor
Art Claude Suné Set Decoration
Art Michel de Broin Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Jacques Fonteray Costume Design