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Gérard Brach (original scenario) and
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2 March 1983 (France) See more »
A travel agent travels to Africa intending to start a resort hotel only to encounter her crusty ex-husband and ivory smugglers. | Add synopsis »


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Catherine Deneuve ... Charlotte

Philippe Noiret ... Victor

Jean-François Balmer ... Paul Planchet

Jacques François ... Le docteur Patterson
Jean Benguigui ... Aristote Poulakis
Joseph Momo ... Bako
Vivian Reed ... Joséphine
Pierre Michaël ... Le P.D.G
Gordon Heath ... Le ministre
Raymond Aquilon ... Le commandant
Gisèle Charpentier ... La matronne
Maxime Dufeu ... Un cadre

Directed by
Philippe de Broca 
Writing credits
Gérard Brach (original scenario) and
Philippe de Broca (original scenario)

Philippe de Broca (written by)

Produced by
Claude Berri .... producer
Pierre Grunstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Georges Delerue 
Cinematography by
Jean Penzer 
Film Editing by
Henri Lanoë 
Production Design by
François de Lamothe 
Costume Design by
Sylvie Gautrelet 
Production Management
Michel Nicolini .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frédéric Blum .... assistant director
Bernard Bolzinger .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Jean Labussière .... sound
Jean-Marc Lentretien .... machine room recordist
Jacques Maumont .... sound
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts
Daniel Vérité .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Yves Agostini .... camera operator
Michel Coteret .... assistant camera
Marcel Gellier .... key grip
Georges Pierre .... still photographer
Music Department
Georges Delerue .... conductor
Other crew
Hélène Sébillotte .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The African" -
"'n Moorsspel" - Netherlands (alternative title)
"Африканецът" - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
"Afrikkalainen" - Finland
"Afrykanin" - Poland
"Az afrikai" - Hungary (imdb display title)
"De Afrikaan" - Belgium (Flemish title) (literal title)
"Der Buschpilot" - West Germany
"El africano" - Spain (Castilian title) (imdb display title)
"Férjem Afrikában" - Hungary (TV title)
"Os Largos Horizontes da Aventura" - Portugal (imdb display title)
"Safari" - Greece (video title)
"Vacanze africane" - Italy
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101 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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