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The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ben Lewin

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Marcel Aymé ... (novel)
Ben Lewin

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Bob Hoskins ... Louis Aubinard
Jeff Goldblum ... Pianist
Natasha Richardson ... Sybil
Michel Blanc ... Norbert
Jacques Villeret ... Lingerie Man
Angela Pleasence ... Louis' Sister
Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Zalman
Samuel Chaimovitch Samuel Chaimovitch ... Grandfather
Sacha Vikouloff Sacha Vikouloff ... The Violinist
Claudine Mavros Claudine Mavros ... Mother Superior
Carlos Kloster Carlos Kloster ... The Archbishop
Yvonne Constant Yvonne Constant ... Prostitute
Martine Ferrière ... Mother of Lingerie Man
Gerald Morales Gerald Morales ... Bishop's Driver
Yannick Evely Yannick Evely ... Mother Superior's Driver
Jacques Herlin ... Man with Hook-nose
Eric Averlant Eric Averlant ... Taxi Driver
Gérard Zalcberg ... Released Prisoner
Daniel Lombart Daniel Lombart ... Porno Dubbing Man
Jean-Michel Ribes Jean-Michel Ribes ... Beggar
Artus de Penguern Artus de Penguern ... Saint Francis
Beth McFadden Beth McFadden ... Birthday Party Girl
Mado Maurin Mado Maurin ... Old Lady in Park
Louba Guertchikoff Louba Guertchikoff ... Old Lady in Park
Janine Darcey Janine Darcey ... Old Lady in Park
Mireille Franchino Mireille Franchino ... Old Lady in Park
Gilette Barbier ... Old Lady in Park
Jean-Claude Deret Jean-Claude Deret ... Grandfather
Pamela Goldblum Pamela Goldblum ... Lady in Subway
Maximilien Seide Maximilien Seide ... Little Boy in Subway
Claire Magnin Claire Magnin ... Mother in Subway
Gisèle Soban Gisèle Soban ... Subway Gaper
John Arnold John Arnold ... Subway Gaper
Philippe Dormoy Philippe Dormoy ... Cinema Ticket Boy
Maurice Herman Maurice Herman ... Apostle
Pascal Bekkar Pascal Bekkar ... Apostle
Edouard Hastings Edouard Hastings ... Apostle
Michel Sebban Michel Sebban ... Apostle
Jean-François Vlerick Jean-François Vlerick ... Apostle
Geoffrey Carey Geoffrey Carey ... Apostle
Caroline Jacquin Caroline Jacquin ... Sound Studio Receptionist
Patrick Albenque Patrick Albenque ... Sound Engineer
André Chaumeau André Chaumeau ... Confectionery Waiter
Denis Fouqueray Denis Fouqueray ... Prison Cafe Waiter
Caroline Loeb Caroline Loeb ... Shabby Cafe Waitress
Lylia Dalskaia Lylia Dalskaia ... Singer
Fédélé Papalia Fédélé Papalia ... Sleazy Bar Barman (as Fedele Papalia)
Louis Navarre Louis Navarre ... Baker
Anne Lévy Anne Lévy ... Baker's Wife
Jacques Potin Jacques Potin ... Cinema Patron
Hilton McConnico Hilton McConnico ... Cinema Patron
Sylvie Laporte Sylvie Laporte ... Coat Saleslady
Julien Calderbank Julien Calderbank ... Blind Boy
Dhan Olivier Dhan Olivier ... Jungle Man
Jemmy Legros Jemmy Legros ... Jungle Woman
Jean-Claude Gillet Jean-Claude Gillet ... Arab Fishmonger
Fazia Boussoffara Fazia Boussoffara ... Mustapha's Wife
Charles-André Eisler Charles-André Eisler ... Canal Tramp
Oleg Ponomarenko Oleg Ponomarenko ... Russian Cabaret Musician
Pascal De Loutchek Pascal De Loutchek ... Russian Cabaret Musician
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicolas Di Giacomo Nicolas Di Giacomo ... Boy in Lingerie shop

Produced by 

Michelle de Broca ... producer
Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre ... executive producer
Simon Perry ... co-producer

Music by 

Vladimir Cosma

Cinematography by 

Bernard Zitzermann

Film Editing by 

John Grover

Casting By 

Margot Capelier
Florence Dugowson

Production Design by 

Carlos Conti

Costume Design by 

Elisabeth Tavernier

Makeup Department 

Françoise Chapuis-Asselin ... makeup artist (as Françoise Chapuis)
Stephane Helle ... makeup artist
Laurella Luffroy ... hair stylist
Pierre Vadé ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Jean-Yves Asselin ... unit manager
Mederic Bourlat ... assistant unit manager
Patrick Jaquillard ... production manager
Eric Jolly ... assistant unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Amal Bedjaoui ... second assistant director
Eric Sliman ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Régis Des Plas ... first assistant art director
Florence Guiraud ... draftswoman
Gilles LaBoulandine ... construction manager
Philippe Lacomblez ... first assistant art director
Jean-Pierre Nossereau ... property buyer
Alain Pitrel ... set dresser
Gilbert Piéri ... set dressing propman
Yves Seigneuret ... props

Sound Department 

Philippe Garnier ... sound assistant
Matthew Glen ... first assistant sound
Graham V. Hartstone ... re-recording mixer
John Hayward ... re-recording mixer
Nicolas Le Messurier ... re-recording mixer
Jean-Pierre Lelong ... foley artist
Stephane Lioret ... boom operator
Vernon Messenger ... sound editor
Edward Tise ... production sound engineer
Sandy Buchanan ... post-production sound assistant (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Pierre Fouray ... special effects

Stunts 

Michel Anderson ... stunts
Gilles Conseil ... stunts
Alain Guerillot ... stunts
Francis Guérillot ... stunts
Christian Hening ... stunts
Sara Kingston ... stunts
Dan Schwarz ... stunts
Patrick Steltzer ... stunts
Daniel Vérité ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Eric Baraillon ... gaffer
Johannes Brunet ... key grip
Sophie Charrière ... focus puller
Didier Dagonneau ... grip
Bernard Estève ... electrician
Guy Famechon ... camera operator
Etienne George ... still photographer
Jean-Bernard Josko ... grip
Jacques Monge ... steadicam operator
Matthieu Poirot-Delpech ... assistant camera
Robert Polonia ... generator operator
Jean Pierre Pujol ... electrician

Casting Department 

Albert Litchi ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Florence Andraca ... wardrobe assistant
Nathalie du Roscoat ... wardrobe assistant
Brigitte Laléouse ... wardrobe mistress (as Brigitte Laléousse)

Editorial Department 

Rob Green ... second assistant editor
Sylvie Lenfant ... third assistant editor
Françoise Roumanet ... first assistant editor (as Francoise Roumanet)
Christine Salze ... second assistant editor

Other crew 

Jean-Pierre Bonnet ... assistant accountant
Mederic Bourlat ... runner
Pierre Cadeac ... animal trainer
Dominique Decat ... trainee
Simone Escoffier ... production coordinator
Guillaume Farny ... runner
Carole Fevre ... continuity
Leo Guignier ... production accountant
Tim Holm ... dialogue coach
Etienne Levallois ... runner
Marie-Christine Malbert ... unit publicist: France
Sophie Meriem ... researcher
Daniel Netzinger ... intern (as Danielle Crockett) / intern (as Danielle Wallace)
Chris Paton ... public relations / unit publicist
Vincent Rivier ... trainee
Thomas Schröter ... trainee
Pauline Hume ... title designer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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