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Freeway Rhapsody

A Feature film by Thierry Boscheron

Produced by Playtime Production

Release in France : 28/06/2000

    Synopsis

    It’s Jeff’s first day on the job as a freeway maintenance man. He’s taken this job in order to once again see his former girlfriend, Perinne, a toll collector. As Jeff sets up cones on an emergency pull off lane, his letf ear is amputaded in an freak accident. As Perinne searches for Jeff, Jeff searches for his ear, which keep on earing, among the toll booths, rest areas, gaz stations, waves of cars and hoards of drivers.

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Playtime Production

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    FTD International Cinéma

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Subject

    To be this flower growing in a river of tarmac, the inspiration for a dream, the little slice of heaven that Sacha (Bourdo) is chasing after throughout the film... It feels glorious to be glorified like this, although the conditions on the set soon brought us down to earth: the noise and air pollution and filthy water in the shower every night... The tollbooth operators close their windows after every truck, to get a little respite from the noxious exhaust fumes. And they still keep smiling!

    Aure Atika, actress

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producers :

    Étienne Comar, Jean Cottin

    Screenwriters :

    Philippe Donzelot, Thierry Boscheron

    Director of Photography :

    Jérôme Israël

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Myriam Bruguière, Olivier Guigues

    Music Composer :

    Pierre Bocheron

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Philippe Chazarenc, Xavier Matthieu, Thierry Boscheron

    Co-producer :

    Jean Cottin

    Production Manager :

    Philippe Roux

    Editor :

    Kako Kelber

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    2000

    French release :

    28/06/2000

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    91.744

    Visa issue date :

    22/05/2000

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cannes Film Market - 2000

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2000)

    Selection

    Selection