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The Groundhogs

The Groundhogs

A Feature film by Elie Chouraqui

Produced by 7 Films Cinéma

Release in France : 10/11/1993

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

7 Films Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :

StudioCanal Films Limited

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Christmas Eve. Like five million other French men and women, Max, Simon, Frédérique, Alfred, Françoise, Léo, Marie-Claire, Samantha and Lola head for the snowy Alps.
The entire family gathers each year around the chalet owned by Léo, father of Max and Simon. The brothers share countless memories and childhood vacations spent at the mountain resort of Chamonix.
And then there are friends like Antoine, son of the old "Hôtel des Alpes", who never stops laughing and horsing around. Antoine is the only man in the gang who's still "free". And alone too. The actor Stéphane is always on the lookout for a role - and for a woman. Just like every year, he wants his "new girl" to be accepted by the gang.
A gang heading every day into snowy gusts...

Full credits (18)

Executive Producer :

Elie Chouraqui

Line Producer :

Robert Benmussa

Director of Photography :

Robert Alazraki

Production Manager :

Jean-Jacques Albert

Editor :

Martine Giordano

Production Designer :

Patrice Biarent

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Costume designer :

Mimi Lempicka

Sound Mixer :

Claude Villand

Assistant directors :

Denis Bergonhe, Xavier Giannoli, Frédéric Tellier

Screenwriters :

Danièle Thompson, Elie Chouraqui

Sound Recordist :

Bernard Le Roux

Press Attachés (film) :

Dominique Segall, Marco Martin

Sound Editor :

François Musy

Music Composer :

Gabriel Yared

Casting :

Pierre Amzallag

French Distributor :

Jean Labadie

Still Photographer :

Monika Jeziorowska

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Feature film

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 44 min

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Dolby A

Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1994

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

Selection (3)

Most Promising Actor : Christopher Thompson

Most Promising Actress : Virginie Ledoyen

Best Supporting Actress : Marie Trintignant