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Gaétan et Rachel, en toute innocence (Ma sœur, mon amour)

Gaétan et Rachel, en toute innocence (Ma sœur, mon amour)

A Feature film by Suzy Cohen

Release in France : 08/05/2002

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Actors (8)

Production and distribution (4)

Co-production :

L Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wide

Foreign production company :

Reyna Films

French distribution :

Artedis

Synopsis

In 1929 Mr Messier, who owns a village printing shop, is left a widower with two children: nine year old Rachel and sevent year old Gaetan. Together they live in a large room over the family business. In this closed universe, without a motherUs love, a great complicity develops between the children and their collusion grows even stronger after their father is injured in a accident and they have the upstairs room completely to themselves. Adolescents, they work side by side. They keep no secrets whatsooever from one another and if not shared, their friendships are at least related in detail. Their intimacy becomes a symbiotic know-ledge of one another that they experience in total serenity, moving very naturally from the world games to that of love. Their harmony is shattered only by war, as Gaetan is drafted. Rachel, pregnant marries Emile, their fatherUs associate. The war over, Gaetan returns home. Emile and Rachel run the printing shop and raise Jérome. Confronted with their emotions, they are forced to choose.

Photos (5)

Full credits (9)

Screenwriters :

Suzy Cohen, Denys Arcand

Sound Recordist :

Patrick Rousseau

Press Attaché (film) :

Chantal Lam

Production Designer :

Charles Boulay

Costume designer :

Andrée Morin

Director of Photography :

Jacques Loiseleux

Production manager :

Hélène Boulay

Editor :

Michel Arcand

Music Composer :

Bruno Coulais

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

Incest

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Canada

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Minority French (France, Canada)

Production year :

2001

French release :

08/05/2002

Runtime :

1 h 35 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

78.677

Visa issue date :

12/07/2002

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Posters (1)

Director