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The Medic / Prelude to Apocalypse

The Medic / Prelude to Apocalypse

A Feature film by Pierre Granier-Deferre

Produced by Films 21, Adel Productions

Release in France : 27/10/1979

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producers :

Films 21, Adel Productions

Foreign production company :

Ecta Filmproduktion

French distribution :

Cinema International Corporation (CIC)

Co-production :

Antenne 2

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

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Jean-Marie (Alain Delon) has a successful surgery practice in Paris when his marriage crumbles and he is sent to operate in a field hospital, in an unspecified war zone in Europe. He is driven up the wall by Harmony (Veronique Jannot) an attractive assistant whose sunny disposition grates on the surgeon's nerves, or at least, on the one he has left. Then he discovers that Harmony is suffering from an incurable disease and the pathos begins...

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Full credits (16)

Executive Producer :

Alain Terzian

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Pascal Jardin

Producers :

Alain Delon, Sylvio Tabet, Alain Terzian

Director of Photography :

Claude Renoir

Assistant Operator :

Jean Harnois

Editor :

Jean Ravel

Production Designer :

Maurice Sergent

Costume designer :

Marie-Françoise Perochon

Assistant directors :

Denys Granier-Deferre, Patrick Jaquillard

Author of original work :

Jean Freustié

Screenwriters :

Pascal Jardin, Pierre Granier-Deferre

Sound recordists :

Pierre Davoust, Jean Labussière

Production Manager :

Henri Jaquillard

Continuity supervisor :

Hélène Sebillotte

Music Composer :

Philippe Sarde

Still Photographer :

Victor Rodrigue

Technical details

Feature film

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Sub-genre :

Drama, War

Themes :

Science fiction/Futuristic, Medicine

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Coproducer countries :

Germany, France

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Runtime :

1 h 30 min

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