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The Toy(Le jouet)

France · 1976
1h 35m
Director Francis Veber
Starring Pierre Richard, Michel Bouquet, Fabrice Greco, Jacques François
Genre Comedy, Drama

When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. Gradually befriending the spoiled boy, he induces him to play at making a newspaper, unveiling publicly the tyrannical way of life of the father. The powerful emotional climax we experience with the child astonishes both men.

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