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Plus qu'hier, moins que demain

A Feature film by Laurent Achard

Produced by Movimento Production

Release in France : 03/02/1999

    Synopsis

    The last weekend of summer. Mother is preparing the jars for winter pickling, love-struck Françoise is practising karaoke in front of her little brother Julien. In the shed behind the house, Karim is doing some "undeclared" work, having given up on his acting dreams. In a few hours, the new canning factory, where Father works, will be inaugurated. No one is expecting Sonia, who decides to turn up that very morning.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Movimento Production

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Fortissimo Films

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    International releases (4)

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    Subject

    "Living between yesterday and tomorrow means more than letting go. It also means acquiring a heritage. Below the crumbling surface of humanity there is also the solid granite and scope of life's movements with its cycles that transcend us. Perhaps guided—like Hölderlin—by an unconscious certainty that "beauty is only the first degree of awesomeness," Achard addresses his film to a child simultaneously strange and familiar (that is, us), to our mothers, to our families, and to the oldsters we'll become in turn. To all those people, Achard confesses his bitter gratitude and makes a paradoxical farewell. More (modest) than yesterday, less (great) than tomorrow—in other words, the entire expanding universe."

    (Olivier Séguret, "Libération," February 3, 1999)

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Dominique Andréani

    Director of Photography :

    Philippe Van Leeuw

    Production managers :

    Bruno Florentin, Bernard Bolzinger

    Editor :

    Josiane Zardoya

    Production Designers :

    Éric Barboza, Laurent Le Bourhis

    Screenwriters :

    Laurent Achard, Ricardo Munoz

    Sound Recordist :

    Éric Rophé

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Marie-Christine Damiens

    Continuity supervisor :

    Nicole Marie

    Costume designer :

    Pascaline Chavanne

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1998

    French release :

    03/02/1999

    Runtime :

    1 h 26 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    92.132

    Visa issue date :

    17/11/1998

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (4)

    Lisbon - French Film Festival - 2000

    Lisbon - French Film Festival (Portugal, 2000)

    Selection

    Cinematheque Program - New French Cinema

    Sydney - Film Festival - 1999

    Sydney - Film Festival (Australia, 1999)

    Selection (2)

    The debut collection

    Special Night : New French Directors

    Cairo - International Film Festival - 1998

    Cairo - International Film Festival (Egypt, 1998)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards