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As Long as You've Got Your Health

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As Long as You've Got Your Health (French: Tant qu'on a la santé) is a 1966 French comedy film directed by and starring Pierre Étaix. It consists of four separate stories: a man reads about vampires all night, people leave their workplaces and try to find a seat in a cinema, people suffer from stress and consult a psychiatrist who is the most stressed of them all, and a group of people visit a small forest for different reasons.

As Long as You've Got Your Health
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byPierre Étaix
Produced byPaul Claudon
Written byPierre Étaix
Jean-Claude Carrière
Music byRené Giner
Luce Klein
Jean Paillaud
CinematographyJean Boffety
Edited byHenri Lanoë
Raymond Lewin
Roger Salesse
Andrée Werlin
Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
Release date
  • 25 February 1966 (1966-02-25)
Running time
65 minutes


  • Pierre Étaix as Pierre
  • Denise Péronne
  • Sabine Sun
  • Claude Massot
  • Véra Valmont
  • Émile Coryn
  • Roger Trapp
  • Alain Janey


The film was released in France on 25 February 1966.[1] It competed at the 1966 San Sebastián International Film Festival where it won the Silver Seashell.[2] In 2013 it was released on home media by The Criterion Collection together with four other Étaix films.[3]


  1. ^ "Tant qu'on a la santé". AlloCiné (in French). Retrieved 2016-01-10.
  2. ^ "14 edition. 1966 Awards" (in Spanish). San Sebastián International Film Festival. Retrieved 2016-01-10.
  3. ^ Kehr, Dave (2013-04-28). "The Dark Side of Innocence". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-01-10.