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The Birth of Love

The Birth of Love

A Feature film by Philippe Garrel

Produced by Why Not Productions

Release in France : 22/09/1993

    Synopsis

    Paul and Marcus are buddies. Paul has kids, Marcus doesn't.
    Marcus loves Hélène, his girlfriend. Paul loves Ulrika, but she doesn't love him, so he stays with Fanchon out of love for the children.
    Paul is an actor. Marcus is supposed to be a writer, but he no longer writes, he just thinks. Hélène leaves him, and Marcus feels bereft.
    Marcus wants to get Hélène back, whereas Paul only wants to hold onto the kids. Will Marcus salvage his relationship with Hélène ? And Paul ? Can he reconcile love for his kids with a new romantic love ?

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Why Not Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Vega Film

    French distribution :

    Wild Bunch Distribution

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

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    The Bureau Sales

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    International releases (4)

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    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    Pascal Caucheteux

    Director of Photography :

    Raoul Coutard

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Agnès Chabot

    Music Composer :

    John Cale

    Sound mixers :

    Alain Garnier, François Musy

    Location Manager :

    Cyrille Bragnier

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Switzerland

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Switzerland)

    Production year :

    1993

    French release :

    22/09/1993

    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    80643

    Visa issue date :

    08/09/1993

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66