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I, Bajou

I, Bajou

A Feature film by Ariel Zeïtoun

Produced by Odessa Films, Partner's Production

Release in France : 27/10/1993

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Actors (19)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Odessa Films, Partner's Production

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Co-productions :

STUDIOCANAL, France 2 Cinéma, A.J.O Distribution, Cerito Films

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Bajou, raised a small town in Tunisia during the French protectorate and the early days of independence, is determined to make his mark on the world. Right from childhood, Bajou was convinced that there are two sorts of men in the world - those to whom the Good Lord has granted everything, and everyone else. Bajou considers himself to be one of the latter, who, precisely because of this absence of divine attention, are entitled to do everything and anything. So Bajou, in cahoots with his cousin Marcel, sets out to become "somebody".
Bajou is ready to do whaterever it takes to succeed. Betraying bosses in order to win promotion, bying the woman he wants for a wife, lying, covering-up, manipulating. Anyhting provided that Bajou and his family prosper, and make their way in the world...

Full credits (18)

Executive Producers :

Ariel Zeïtoun, Yannick Bernard

Screenwriter :

Ariel Zeïtoun

Sound recordists :

Guillaume Sciama, Faouzi Thabet

Camera operators :

Jean-Marc Bringuier, Jacques Monge

Press Attachés (film) :

Dominique Segall, Isabelle Sauvanon

Assistant editor :

Brigitte Chanteloube

Production Designer :

Bernard Vezat

Stunt performer :

Guy Di Rigo

Sound Mixer :

Bruno Tarrière

Associate Producer :

Tarak Ben Ammar

Director of Photography :

Éric Gautier

Assistant Operator :

Stéphane Fontaine

Production Manager :

Jean-Claude Bourlat

Editor :

Hugues Darmois

Continuity supervisor :

Lili Gion

Music Composer :

Goran Bregovic

Costume designer :

Édith Vesperini

Still Photographer :

David Koskas

Technical details

Feature film

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Themes :

Childhood, Exile

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Nationality :

100% French

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Runtime :

2 h 25 min

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Audio format :

Dolby SR

Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1994

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1994)

Selection (2)

Best Actor : Michel Boujenah

Best Supporting Actor : Thomas Langmann