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Get a Life

A Feature film by João Canijo

Produced by Gemini Films

Release in France : 02/05/2002

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Actors (6)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Gemini Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Gemini Films

Foreign production companies :

RTP - Radiotelevisao Portuguesa, Madragoa Filmes

French distribution :

Gemini Films

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country


Surely nothing would have happened if a teenager had not been killed on that winter in an inner city of the Parisian suburbs. Rumour has it that the police was responsable. It started with an altercation between some policemen and some youngsters, and then things got out of hand.
Nothing would have happened either if the mother of the murdered teenager (Alvaro) had not set about undertaking a hopeless struggle - breaking the conspiracy of the silence in her community, i.e. the community Portuguese settled in France. The community is rather reserved and withdrawn, and does not want to hit the headlines.

Full credits (9)

Executive Producer :

Paulo Branco

Director of Photography :

Mario Castanheira

Press Attachés (film) :

Bruno Barde, Sophie Bataille

Production Designer :

Mathieu Menut

Costume designer :

Anne Dunsford-Varenne

Screenwriters :

João Canijo, Céline Pouillon

Sound Recordist :

Philippe Morel

Editor :

Rodolfo Wedeles

Music Composer :

Alexandre Soares

Technical details

Feature film

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Production language :

French, Portuguese

Coproducer countries :

Portugal, France

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Nationality :

Majority French (Portugal, France)

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French release :


Runtime :

1 h 51 min

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