Les Bricoleurs (1962)

France,
95m
35mm film, black and white
mono, French

A French borderline horror film directed by Jean Girault.

Plot Summary

A pair of estate agents find and try to dispose of a corpse in a house they're trying to sell.

Credits

Crew
Director: Jean Girault
Films E.G.E., Félix Films, Films Fernand Rivers
Producer: Raymond Eger
Written by: Jacques Vilfrid, Jean Girault
Photography: Raymond Letouzey
Editor: Jean-Michel Gautier
Music: Michel Magne
Sound: René Sarazin
Art Director: Rino Mondellini

Cast
Francis Blanche (Edouard)
Darry Cowl (Félix)
Clément Harari (the killer)
Daniel Ceccaldi (the banker)
Mario David (Georges, the knife-thrower)
Valérie Lagrange (Monica)
Claudine Coster (Ingrid)
Elke Sommer (Brigitte)
Rolande Ségur (the princess)
Gisèle Sandré
Marcel Pérès
Jacqueline Maillan
Bernard Dhéran
Christian Méry
Roger Carel
France Anglade
Daniel Emilfork

Alternative Titles

Os Dois Faz-Tudo – Portugal
Gelegenheitsarbeiter – West Germany
To kynigi tou dolofonou – Greece
Spøgelseshus til salg – Denmark
Tuffa till tusen – Sweden
Who Stole the Body? – USA

References

Periodicals

  • La Cinématographie Française no.2003 (16 February 1963) p.19
  • Le Film Français no.976 (8 February 1963) p.12
  • Kine Weekly no.2911 18 July 1963) p.15
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.30 no.355 August 1963) p.114
  • Télérama no.2503 (31 December 1997) p.98 – credits, review
  • Unifrance Film – La Production Cinématographique Française no.39 (January 1963) p.4

Books