The Toy

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When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. Gradually befriending the spoiled boy, he induces him to play at making a newspaper, unveiling publicly the tyrannical way of life of the father. The powerful emotional climax we experience with the child astonishes both men.

  1. Francis Veber

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Pierre Richard

    Pierre Richard

    François Perrin

  2. Michel Bouquet

    Michel Bouquet

    Pierre Rambal-Cochet

  3. Jacques François

    Jacques François

    Blénac

  4. Daniel Ceccaldi

    Daniel Ceccaldi

    Le père de famille

  5. Charles Gérard

    Charles Gérard

    Le photographe

  6. Michel Aumont

    Michel Aumont

    Le directeur du magasin

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Original Title Le jouet

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 12, 1976
    Theatrical

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