|Success Is the Best Revenge|
|Directed by||Jerzy Skolimowski|
|Produced by||Jerzy Skolimowski|
|Written by||Jerzy Skolimowski|
|Music by|| Stanley Myers |
|Edited by||Barrie Vince|
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