The Associate Movie Review 1979

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French farce about penniless financial consultant Julien Pardot (Serrault) who invents a fictitious partner, Mr. Davis, in order to get his business rolling. When his clients, his wife, and even his mistress are all more intrigued by the partner than Julien, he becomes so jealous he decides to "murder" his creation. Based on the novel "My Partner, Mr. Davis" by Jenaro Prieto. French with subtitles; remade in 1996 with Whoopi Goldberg.


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Available on VHS
Running time 93 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Satire & Parody, Corporate Shenanigans, Mistaken Identity
Jean-Claude Carriere
Michel Serrault, Claudine Auger, Catherine Alric, Matthieu Carriere
Rene Gainville
Simone Allouche

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