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Captain Conan

Captain Conan

A Feature film by Bertrand Tavernier

Produced by Little Bear, Les Films Alain Sarde

Release in France : 16/10/1996

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Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Little Bear, Les Films Alain Sarde

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TF1 Films Production

French distribution :

Bac Films Distribution

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Somewhere in the Balkans, November 1918. The Allies' victory on the Salonika front is strengthening and consolidating their victories on other fronts. Conan played his part in it. Anyone can kill a guy, but to kill him in a way that strikes fear into the skulls of ten thousand other guys takes something special. That was the job of Conan and his gang, the forerunners of today's irregular hit squads. But when the dirty war is over they are told to hide their knives, their bloody hands, their faces, their memories of slaying, and even the medals they won. The trouble is, wars can finish overnight but the souls of warriors aren't so quick to forget the thrill of combat.

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Full credits (20)

Executive Producers :

Alain Sarde, Frédéric Bourboulon

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Jean Cosmos

Screenwriters :

Jean Cosmos, Bertrand Tavernier

Sound recordists :

Michel Desrois, Gérard Lamps

Production Manager :

Yvon Crenn

Editors :

Luce Grünenwaldt, Laure Blancherie, Khadicha Bariha-Simsolo

Production Designer :

Guy-Claude François

Foley artist :

Jérôme Lévy

Costume designers :

Jacqueline Moreau, Agnès Evein

Sound Mixer :

Éric Tisserand

Assistant directors :

Pascal Guérin, Valérie Othnin-Girard

Author of original work :

Roger Vercel

Director of Photography :

Alain Choquart

Assistant Operators :

Jean-Marie Dreujou, Didier Frémont, Myriam Vinocour

Press Attachés (film) :

Eva Simonet, Nathalie Gorgon

Continuity supervisor :

Zoé Zurstrassen

Music Composer :

Oswald D'Andréa

Construction Manager :

François Decaux

French Distributor :

Jean Labadie

Still Photographers :

Étienne George, Jean-Marie Leroy

Technical details

Feature film

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War, Drama, Historical

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

2 h 10 min

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Dolby DTS

Posters (1)


Festival Selections (6)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1997

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1997)

Selection (9)

Best Film

Best Costume Design : Agnès Evein, Jacqueline Moreau

Best Sound : Michel Desrois, Gérard Lamps

Best Production Design : Guy-Claude François

Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Jean Cosmos, Bertrand Tavernier

Best Director : Bertrand Tavernier

Most Promising Actor : Samuel Le Bihan

Most Promising Actor : Philippe Torreton

Best Actor : Philippe Torreton

Acapulco French Film Festival - 1996

Acapulco French Film Festival (Mexico, 1996)


French Feature Films

San Sebastian International Film Festival - 1996

San Sebastian International Film Festival (Spain, 1996)

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Other Awards

Official Competition

Awards (3)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1997

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1997)

Awards (2)

Cesar for Best Director : Bertrand Tavernier

Cesar Award for Best Actor : Philippe Torreton

San Sebastian International Film Festival - 1996

San Sebastian International Film Festival (Spain, 1996)

Awards (3)

Special Jury Prize : Guy-Claude François

Solidarity Prize

International Critics' Award

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - 1996

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics (1996)


French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Price

Delegations (3)