The Wing or The Thigh? (1976)

U 11/11/1976 (US) Comedy 1h 44m


Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he is confronted with two disasters: his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester and he, the famous Charles Duchemin, has lost his taste!

  1. Claude Zidi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Michel Fabre


Top Billed Cast

  1. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Charles Duchemin

  2. Coluche


    Gérard Duchemin

  3. Ann Zacharias

    Ann Zacharias

    Marguerite #2, interim secretary

  4. Julien Guiomar

    Julien Guiomar

    Jacques Tricatel

  5. Claude Gensac

    Claude Gensac

    Marguerite #1, Duchemin's secretary

  6. Georges Chamarat

    Georges Chamarat

    Dean of Academics

  7. Jean Martin

    Jean Martin


  8. Fernand Guiot

    Fernand Guiot

    Dubreuil, Duchemin employee

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The Wing or The Thigh?
The Wing or The Thigh?

Original Title L'Aile ou la Cuisse

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -


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