The Associate (1979)

08/01/1982 (US) Comedy 1h 34m
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An unemployed investor creates a fictious business partner to attempt to improve business. Eventually, his creation gets out of control as his business becomes successful and his wife announces that she is in love with the partner and his son wishes the partner was his father -- although no one has ever seen him. To regain control, the man decides to "kill" his imaginary partner and is arrested for the murder.

  1. René Gainville

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jenaro Prieto


  3. Jean-Claude Carrière


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  1. Michel Serrault

    Michel Serrault

    Julien Pardot

  2. Claudine Auger

    Claudine Auger

    Agnès Pardot

  3. Catherine Alric

    Catherine Alric

    Alice Duphorin

  4. Judith Magre

    Judith Magre

    Mme Breol, la secrétaire

  5. Bernard Haller

    Bernard Haller


  6. Marco Perrin

    Marco Perrin


  7. Jean Martin

    Jean Martin


  8. Fabrice Josso

    Fabrice Josso

    Thierry Pardot

  9. Henri Virlogeux

    Henri Virlogeux


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Original Title L'Associé

Status Released

Original Language French

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