The Gardener of Argenteuil

The Gardener of Argenteuil (French: Le jardinier d'Argenteuil, German: Blüten, Gauner und die Nacht von Nizza) is a 1966 French-German comedy crime film directed by Jean-Paul Le Chanois and starring Jean Gabin, Liselotte Pulver, and Pierre Vernier.[1]

The Gardener of Argenteuil
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Directed byJean-Paul Le Chanois
Produced byRaymond Danon
Roger de Broin
Written byAlphonse Boudard
François Boyer
René Jouglet (novel)
Jean-Paul Le Chanois
StarringJean Gabin
Liselotte Pulver
Pierre Vernier
Music byMichel Colombier
Serge Gainsbourg
CinematographyWalter Wottitz
Edited byEmma Le Chanois
Films Vertried
Les Films Copernic
Roxy Film
Distributed byComacico (France)
Constantin Film (West Germany)
Release date
7 October 1966
Running time
88 minutes
West Germany

It was shot at the Victorine Studios in Nice and on location around Paris, including Argenteuil where much of the film takes place. The film's sets were designed by the art director Paul-Louis Boutié.

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  1. ^ Oscherwitz & Higgins p.241


  • Oscherwitz, Dayna & Higgins, MaryEllen. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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