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The Lion's Share (1971)

La part des lions (original title)
A writer teams up with a friend to set up a robbery.


Jean Larriaga


Jean Larriaga (original scenario), Georges Tabet (adaptation) | 1 more credit »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Hossein ... Maurice Ménard
Charles Aznavour ... Éric Chambon
Michel Constantin ... Inspecteur Michel Grazzi
Raymond Pellegrin ... Marcati
Elsa Martinelli ... Annie
Albert Minski Albert Minski ... Jacques
Michel Peyrelon Michel Peyrelon ... David
Philippe Baronnet Philippe Baronnet
René-Jean Chauffard René-Jean Chauffard ... Le directeur de la banque (as R.J. Chauffard)
Christian Le Guillochet Christian Le Guillochet ... (as Christian Leguillochet)
Jean-Louis Tristan Jean-Louis Tristan
Louis Arbessier Louis Arbessier ... Cornille - l'éditeur
Patricia Aznavour Patricia Aznavour
Robert Bazil Robert Bazil ... L'entrepreneur
Robert Berri Robert Berri ... Le patron du bistrot
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A writer teams up with a friend to set up a robbery.

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the same actors but not playing the same characters
16 February 2008 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I don't know if you have seen "Le Temps des loups" aka "Heist" - 1970 - but, in this film, Aznavour played a cop, leader of the Homicide Squad, and Hossein the leader of a notorious bank robbers, called himself Dillinge. The two men were childhood friends.

This movie was directed by Sergio Gobbi.

In "La Part des Lions", produced by the same Sergio Gobbi, Aznavour and Hossein also play two childhood friends. Hossein is a petty thief who is implicated with a ruthless gang of bank robbers. Aznavour is a writer who will also follow his long time friend. Till the lost of both of them.

It's a very disenchanted film, downbeat, with good scenes.

At the beginning where the two men - Aznavour and Hossein - go to the old people's home, to visit the old man who raised them; they were orphans, found when they were babies and placed in welcome families.

A sad story, as I love.

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8 September 1971 (France) See more »

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