Confessions of a Cheat

by Sacha Guitry1h211936France

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A little boy steals 8 pennies from his parents and becomes an orphan. He was deprived of mushrooms at dinner as punishment for the theft, but they turned out to be poisonous. He later becomes a hunter, groom, croupier, and professional cheater. Fortune is his constant companion but he then acquires a taste for gambling. He loses all the money he won cheating during an honest game.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Gaumont
    • Production Compagny : Cinéa
    • Director : Sacha Guitry
    • Scenario : Sacha Guitry
    • Photo Director : Marcel Lucien
    • Set Decoration : Maurice Guerbe, Henri Ménessier
    • Editing : Myriam Borsoutsky
    • Sound Recorder : Paul Duvergé
    • Original Music : Adolphe Bochard
    • Producer : Serge Sandberg
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1936
    • French release date : 2 octobre 1936
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : French

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    Grand écran 31/10/1974 : Jacques Rivette, au téléphone, à propos de Sacha Guitry
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    Grand écran 31/10/1974 : François Truffaut, au téléphone, à propos de Sacha Guitry

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