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Empty Days

Empty Days

A Feature film by Marion Vernoux

Produced by ADR Productions

Release in France : 01/12/1999

    Synopsis

    A man, a woman. Married. But not to each other. They're unemployed. He's been out of a job for a few weeks, she lost hers fourteen months ago. Neither has anything to do all day long. They go shopping at the supermarket, where they become friends. A friendship that slowly turns into love, despite themselves. So they become lovers. Secret, insolent, casual, surprising lovers for idle days. But one day, the man finds another job.

    Actors (17)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    ADR Productions

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pyramide International

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    International releases (14)

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    Subject

    A man and a woman fill in their days: they shop at the supermarket, become

    friends, then lovers. One day, the man finds a new job. Sometimes I think

    it would have been better if I'd broken my leg rather than persist in

    telling this sort of story. Sometimes I think: next time, they'll work,

    they'll fall in love at first sight, some place in the tropics, and blah

    di blah. Just joking‡” I don't tan!

    Marion Vernoux - Director

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (19)

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Rozanes, Pascal Verroust

    Screenwriters :

    Marion Vernoux, Santiago Amigorena, Marc Syrigas, Gaëlle Macé

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Casang

    Assistant Operator :

    Galatée Politis

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Marie-Christine Damiens

    Sound editor :

    Camille Cotte

    Music Composer :

    Alexandre Desplat

    Costume designer :

    Marie Vernoux

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Gaborieau

    Location Manager :

    Kader Djedra

    Assistant director :

    Ariel Sctrick

    Director of Photography :

    Dominique Colin

    Sound assistants :

    Jean-François Schenegg, Vincent Goujon

    Production Manager :

    Jacques Attia

    Editor :

    Jennifer Augé

    Production Designer :

    Emmanuelle Duplay

    Casting :

    Emma Skowronek

    Sales Agent :

    Éric Lagesse

    Still Photographer :

    Bernard Fau

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Themes :

    Unemployment

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1999

    French release :

    01/12/1999

    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    93.312

    Visa issue date :

    28/10/1999

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (8)

    Melbourne International Film Festival - 2000

    Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia, 2000)

    Selection

    French films selected

    Rotterdam International Film Festival - 2000

    Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands, 2000)

    Selection

    Main Program Section Feature Films

    Acapulco French Film Festival - 1999

    Acapulco French Film Festival (Mexico, 1999)

    Selection

    French Feature Films

    TIFF - 1999

    TIFF (Canada, 1999)

    Selection

    Contemporary World Cinema

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1999

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1999)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1999

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1999)

    Awards (2)

    Pasinetti Award : Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi

    Gold Medal of the Italian Senate