Int.: André Deed (Boireau); Prod.: Pathé Frères 35mm. L.: 123 m. D.: 7’ a 16 f/s. Bn

T. it.: Italian title. T. int.: International title. T. alt.: Alternative title. Sog.: Story. Scen.: Screenplay. F.: Cinematography. M.: Editing. Scgf.: Set Design. Mus.: Music. Int.: Cast. Prod.: Production Company. L.: Length. D.: Running Time. f/s: Frames per second. Bn.: Black e White. Col.: Color. Da: Print source

Film Notes

Boireau asks the cook to season a dish by adding a lot of garlic, which he heartily eats, and he contentedly strokes his belly. In the street he meets his caretaker, who splashes him with the drain water as he is sweeping. Boireau shouts angrily in the man’s face, who falls to the ground overcome by his breath; the same thing happens with a window cleaner at the top of a ladder and with a newpaper seller in her kiosk. Boireau arrives at the entrance of the metro and meets a man who faints on the spot. In the metrò carriage Boireau makes all the passengers faint including the conductor…

Jean A. Gili

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