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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.

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  1. Francis Veber


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  1. Pierre Richard

    Pierre Richard

    François Perrin

  2. Fabrice Greco

    Fabrice Greco

    Eric Rambal-Cochet

  3. Michel Bouquet

    Michel Bouquet

    Pierre Rambal-Cochet

  4. Jacques François

    Jacques François


  5. Daniel Ceccaldi

    Daniel Ceccaldi

    Le père de famille

  6. Charles Gérard

    Charles Gérard

    Le photographe

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Original Title Le jouet

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -

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  • December 12, 1976



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