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DAD ON THE RUN

A Feature film by Dante Desarthe

Produced by Les Films du Bois Sacré

Release in France : 19/01/2000

    Synopsis

    Paris, August 1997. The World Youth Days are in full swing, and the Pope is in paris for a few days. When Jason, his first son, is born, Jonas, aged 23, finds himself entrusted with a mission that stems from an ancestral tradition. After a crazy night and a series of misunderstandings, will Jonas complete his misssion?

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Bois Sacré

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Co-productions :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2), Arte France Cinéma

    French distribution :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Subject

    August, 2000. Just got back from San Francisco, where “Dad on the Run” opened the Festival at the Castro Theater. My eyes weren’t fooling me: there were 1500 people, all thrilling to the beat of my movie up there on the giant screen. Just five months after it opened quietly in Paris to a politely lukewarm reception, now I felt galvanized and energized. “This is how films should be shown,” I said to myself. “In special conditions, where the mood can really get through.” Fortunately, there were film buyers in the audience. People came up to me after the screening and discussed their reactions. They all said how much they loved the movie, and what a hit it would be when it opened. I didn’t have the nerve to tell them that it had already opened in France and hadn’t done too well. After this uplifting experience, I half-seriously considered taking up a career in marketing. But then again, no. Better make another movie. Given the choice...

    Dante Desarthe, Director

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producers :

    Fabrice Guez, Marin Karmitz

    Director of Photography :

    Laurent Machuel

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Michèle Abitbol-Lasry, Séverine Lajarrige

    Music Composer :

    Krishna Levy

    Screenwriters :

    Dante Desarthe, Fabrice Guez, Agnès Desharte

    Sound recordist :

    Corinne Rozenberg

    Editor :

    Martine Rousseau

    Costume designer :

    Anne Schotte

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1999

    French release :

    19/01/2000

    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    96.573

    Visa issue date :

    07/01/2000

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cannes Film Market - 2000

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2000)

    Selection

    Selection