Short Head

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Short Head
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Directed by Norbert Carbonnaux
Written by Michel Audiard
Norbert Carbonnaux
Albert Simonin
Produced by Jean-Paul Guibert
Starring Fernand Gravey
Micheline Dax
Jean Richard
Cinematography Roger Dormoy
Edited by Jacqueline Thiédot
Music by Jean Prodomidès
Intermondia Films
Distributed byCCFC
Rank Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
10 October 1956
Running time
88 minutes

Short Head (French: Courte tête) is a 1956 French comedy film directed by Norbert Carbonnaux, written by Michel Audiard and starring Fernand Gravey, Micheline Dax and Jean Richard. [1] The film is known under the alternative title Photo Finish. [2]


It was shot at the Photosonor Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Colombier.


Two swindlers try to cheat a provincial poultry magnate by getting him to bet on a sure loser in a major horse race.


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  1. Vincendeau p.154
  2. Short Head at IMDb