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The Wing or the Thigh is a french film of genre Comedy directed by Claude Zidi released in USA on 11 november 1976 with Louis de Funès

The Wing or the Thigh (1976)

The Wing or the Thigh
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Released in USA 11 november 1976
Length 1h50
Directed by
OriginFrance
Genres Comedy
Rating72% 3.6447453.6447453.6447453.6447453.644745

The Wing or the Thigh, from the French L'aile ou la cuisse ([lɛ.lu.la.kɥis] is a 1976 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Louis de Funès and Coluche.

Synopsis

Charles Duchemin (Louis de Funès) is the editor of an internationally known restaurant guide. After being appointed to the Académie française, Duchemin decides to retire as a restaurant critic and trains his son Gérard (Coluche) to continue the family business. However, Gérard Duchemin is more interested in his true passion—the circus—than high cuisine. Soon, however, Charles' plans to retire are complicated by the arrival of Jacques Tricatel (Julien Guiomar), the owner of a company of mass-produced food. Fearing for the future of high cuisine, Charles and his son strive to ruin Tricatel's company in any way they can. This movie is an allegory of the antagonism between USA culture and French culture as it was seen by French people in the 70s.

Actors

Louis de Funès

(Charles Duchemin)
Coluche

(Gérard Duchemin)
Julien Guiomar

(Jacques Tricatel)
Claude Gensac

(Marguerite #1)
Ann Zacharias

(Marguerite #2)
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