The Wing or The Thigh?

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Family
  • Release year: 1976
  • Running time: 104 min
Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is confronted with two disasters while waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel. Right after agreeing to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming... read more

Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is confronted with two disasters while waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel. Right after agreeing to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he finds he has lost his ability to do so! To top is off his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester! What will Charles Duchemin do to save his reputation and the art of French cooking?

Original Release

10/27/1976

Cast

Louis de Funès Charles Duchemin
Coluche Gérard Duchemin
Claude Gensac Marguerite #1 - la secrétaire de Duchemin
Ann Zacharias Marguerite #2 - la secrétaire intérimaire
Julien Guiomar Jacques Tricatel
Georges Chamarat Le doyen des académiciens
Fernand Guiot Dubreuil - un collaborateur de Duchemin
Raymond Bussières Henri - le chauffeur de Duchemin
Vittorio Caprioli Vittorio - le patron d'un restaurant
Jean Martin Le médecin
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Claude Zidi

Writers

Claude Zidi, Michel Fabre

Cast

Louis de Funès Charles Duchemin
Coluche Gérard Duchemin
Claude Gensac Marguerite #1 - la secrétaire de Duchemin
Ann Zacharias Marguerite #2 - la secrétaire intérimaire
Julien Guiomar Jacques Tricatel
Georges Chamarat Le doyen des académiciens
Fernand Guiot Dubreuil - un collaborateur de Duchemin
Raymond Bussières Henri - le chauffeur de Duchemin
Vittorio Caprioli Vittorio - le patron d'un restaurant
Jean Martin Le médecin
Gérard Boucaron Ficelle
Antoine Marin Un collaborateur de Duchemin
Yves Afonso Le faux plombier
Philippe Bouvard Philippe Bouvard - l'animateur du débat
Marcel Dalio Le tailleur de Duchemin (as Dalio)
Marie-Anne Chazel
Claude Zidi
Gérard Lanvin
Jean Amadou
Martin Lamotte Roland - le directeur d'un cirque

Producers

Editors

Monique Isnardon, Robert Isnardon

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