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Vigo, Passion for Life

Vigo, Passion for Life

A Feature film by Julien Temple

Release in France : 17/02/1999

    Synopsis

    A compelling, tragic love story loosely based on the true story of filmmaker Jean Vigo and his wife, Lydu. Jean and Lydu met in the early 1930s, in a tuberculosis sanatorium in the Pyrenees. Love slowly grows between them, becoming a liberating force that enables them to combat the illness, live for the moment, defy misfortune and embrace life despite adversity.

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Mact Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Film Four International

    Foreign production companies :

    Impact Pictures, Tornasol Films, Road Movies Filmproduktion

    French distribution :

    Swift

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    Subject

    "Jean Vigo opened my eyes to the movies. By recounting my version of his story, I hope to repay my debt to him, and to encourage others to draw inspiration from his films."

    (Julien Temple, Director)

    Full credits (10)

    Screenwriters :

    Peter Ettedgui, Ann Devlin, Julien Temple

    Director of Photography :

    John Mathieson

    Production Manager :

    Frédéric Bovis

    Editor :

    Marie-Thérèse Boiche

    Production Designer :

    Raoul Albert

    Co-producer :

    Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre

    Sound Recordist :

    Barry Reed

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Corinne de Bury

    Continuity supervisor :

    Rosamund Davies

    Costume designer :

    Roger Burton

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    English

    Coproducer countries :

    Great Britain, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Great Britain, France)

    Production year :

    1999

    French release :

    17/02/1999

    Runtime :

    1 h 42 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    91.337

    Visa issue date :

    02/03/1999

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Posters (1)

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