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!

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  1. Claude Zidi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Michel Fabre


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  1. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Charles Duchemin

  2. Coluche


    Gérard Duchemin

  3. Claude Gensac

    Claude Gensac

    Marguerite #1

  4. Ann Zacharias

    Ann Zacharias

    Marguerite #2

  5. Julien Guiomar

    Julien Guiomar

    Jacques Tricatel

  6. Georges Chamarat

    Georges Chamarat

    Le doyen des académiciens

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Original Title L'Aile ou la Cuisse

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

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  • November 11, 1976



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