Male Companion

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Male Companion
Directed byPhilippe de Broca
Produced byJulien Derode
Written byPhilippe de Broca
André Couteaux
Henri Lanoë
StarringJean-Pierre Cassel
Jean-Pierre Marielle
Music byGeorges Delerue
CinematographyRaoul Coutard
Edited byFrançoise Javet
Release date
25 December 1964
Running time
105 minutes
Box office$3,951,450[1]

Male Companion (French: Un monsieur de compagnie) is a 1964 French film directed by Philippe de Broca and written by André Couteaux. The main character Antoine was played by Jean-Pierre Cassel.[2]


Antoine was raised into the easy life by his very rich grandfather. After the death of his grandfather the money has gone and Antoine falls under the influence of various easy people.



According to Fox records, the film needed to earn $1,400,000 in rentals to break even and made $780,000, meaning it made a loss.[3]


  1. ^ http://www.jpbox-office.com/fichfilm.php?id=9277
  2. ^ Crowther, Bosley. "New York Times: Male Companion". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
  3. ^ Silverman, Stephen M (1988). The Fox that got away : the last days of the Zanuck dynasty at Twentieth Century-Fox. L. Stuart. p. 325.

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