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A Crime in Paradise

A Crime in Paradise

A Feature film by Jean Becker

Produced by Films Christian Fechner

Release in France : 28/02/2001

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Executive Producer :

Films Christian Fechner

Film exports/foreign sales :

FTD International Cinéma

Co-productions :

Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, Josy Films, France 2 Cinéma

French distribution :

Fox France

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Jojo Poacher and his wife can no longer stand each other. While watching television one day, Jojo sees the famous defense lawyer Maurice Jacquard celebrate his twenty-fifth acquittal. Jojo is very impressed. Unable to put up with his marriage any longer, he goes to see Jacquard and announces that he kiled his wife (which is not yet true) - Jojo's skillful questions trick Jacquard into explaining what kind of extenuating circumstances may lead to acquittal in murder case.
Jojo returns home, follows the lawyer's advice to the letter, and kills his wife. Brilliantly defended by the lawyer and by his own testimony, Jojo Poacher gets off with a light prison sentence.
Jean Becker

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Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Christian Fechner

Line Producer :

Jean-Louis Nieuwbourg

Sound recordists :

Bernard Rochut, William Flageollet

Press Attaché (film) :

Karine Ellena

Continuity supervisor :

Brigitte Hedou-Prat

Music Composer :

Pierre Bachelet

Sales Agent :

Jacques-Eric Strauss

Still Photographer :

Arnaud Borrel

Author of original work :

Sacha Guitry

Director of Photography :

Jean-Marie Dreujou

Production Manager :

Jean-Louis Nieuwbourg

Editor :

Jacques Witta

Production Designer :

Thérèse Ripaud

Costume designer :

Sylvie de Segonzac

Sound Mixer :

William Flageollet

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Feature film

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Comedy, Black comedy

Themes :

Relationships, Murder

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

1 h 35 min

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Dolby SRD