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The Hussy

The Hussy

A Feature film by Jacques Doillon

Produced by Zazi Films , Les Productions de la Guéville, Lola Films

Release in France : 23/05/1979

    Synopsis

    Twenty-something François collects boxes and bottles and resells them to shopkeepers. He lives with his insensitive mother and stepfather. Mado a 11-year old, outsider of her family because of the oddness in expressing her feelings gets kidnapped by François. He takes her to live with him in the attic of his parents' home. Despite the circumstances, an increasingly comforting relationship evolves till the police discovers them. They see the situation under a completely different point of view. Based on a true story.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Zazi Films , Les Productions de la Guéville, Lola Films

    French distribution :

    AMLF

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Playtime (ex Films Distribution)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (13)

    Assistant Director :

    Dominique Besnehard

    Producers :

    Danièle Delorme, Yves Robert, Jacques Doillon

    Director of Photography :

    Philippe Rousselot

    Editor :

    Laurent Quaglio

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Denis Robert

    Sound Mixer :

    Claude Villand

    Location managers :

    Philippe Lievre, André Mennecier

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Denis Ferraris

    Screenwriter :

    Jacques Doillon

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Kharat

    Assistant editor :

    Marie Robert

    Costume designer :

    Mic Cheminal

    Still Photographer :

    Jean-Denis Robert

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Childhood

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1979

    French release :

    23/05/1979

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    49456

    Visa issue date :

    06/03/1979

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (3)

    Awards

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1979

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1979)

    Awards

    Young Cinema Prize