Le Fou

  • Feature
  • 1970
  • 87 Minutes
  • Switzerland
  • Language: French

George takes care of his invalid wife and holds down a full-time job but is forced into retirement for health reasons. When an investment firm wipes out his life savings, George takes up a life of crime. He is soon driven to the brink of insanity over the unfortunate series of events that transpire.

Director: Claude Goretta

Screenwriter: Claude Goretta

Production Company: Group 5, Télévision Suisse-Romande (TSR)


Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Claude Goretta

Producer: Michel Bühler, Claude Goretta

Editor: Eliane Heimo

Music: Guy Bovet

Sound: Marcel Sommerer

DOP / Camera: Eduard Winiger, Jean Zeller

Cast: François Simon, Camille Fournier, Arnold Walter


Claude Goretta

Claude Goretta was born on June 23, 1929 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He was a director and writer, known for The Lacemaker (1977), The Invitation (1973) and La provinciale (1980). He died on February 20, 2019 in Geneva, Canton de Genève, Switzerland.

Copyrigh © 1982 - 2022 FIff. All rights reserved.