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La Position de l'escargot

La Position de l'escargot

A Feature film by Michka Saäl

Release in France : 31/03/1999

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Actors (5)

Production and distribution (3)

Co-production :

Éléfilm

French distribution :

POM Films

Foreign production company :

Les Films de l'Autre

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

Tunisian-born Myriam, a Sephardic beauty, lives in Montreal. Théo, her grad-student boyfriend, breaks up with her, and she's desolate. She house-sits for a friend for several weeks: during that time, her father arrives looking for her after 20 years, Théo realizes he misses her, and she meets the quirky Lou, a poetry-spouting squatter who introduces himself by clipping a lock of her hair during a movie; he later breaks into her flat to chat with her. She's angry with her father, confused by Théo, and delighted with Lou, whose free spirit and undemanding attention inspire her. Working out her feelings about her father gives her to key to decide what to do next.

Source : IMDb

Full credits (7)

Screenwriter :

Michka Saäl

Co-producer :

Rosalinde Deville

Sound recordists :

Thierry Delor, Pierre Blain, Claude Beaugrand

Music Composer :

Jean Derome

Foreign producer :

Jeannine Gagné

Director of Photography :

Arthur E. Cooper

Editor :

Natacha Dufaux

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

Canada, France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1998

French release :

31/03/1999

Runtime :

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

93.191

Visa issue date :

23/10/1998

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm