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A private affair

A private affair

A Feature film by Guillaume Nicloux

Produced by Little Bear

Release in France : 30/04/2002

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Little Bear

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TF1 International

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Bac Films Distribution

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It's been six months since Rachel Siprien disappeared. At the request of Rachel's mother, private detective François takes over the investigation.
The young woman's personality, complex and multi-faced, is part of a strange network made-up of her best friend Clarisse, her ex-boyfriend, her stepfather, her neigbours and everyone who knowns her well or even sightly.
François begins to frequent these various friends and acquaintances, and penetrates Rachel's daytime and noctural habitat. He spies, asks disturbing questions, and fills in the blanks intentionally left by those he questions.
His private life, already well complicated by an ex-wife and a mistress with a jealous husband, becomes more complicated by an affair with Clarisse and by problematic relations wih the police when Rachel's body is found.
François takes the blows, dishes some out and little by little puts together a picture of the real Rachel Siprien. "Disappear means being eternally reborn".

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Full credits (18)

Executive Producer :

Frédéric Bourboulon

Author of original work :

Guillaume Nicloux

Screenwriter :

Guillaume Nicloux

Sound Recordist :

Jérôme Pougnant

Press Attachés (film) :

Laurence Granec, Karine Ménard

Sound Editor :

Grégoire Couzinier

Continuity supervisor :

Brigitte Hedou-Prat

Music Composer :

Éric Demarsan

Sound mixers :

Olivier Dô Hûu, Jérôme Pougnant, Marc Doisne

Assistant directors :

Laure Prevost, Stéphane Talagrand

Line producer :

Agnès Le Pont

Director of Photography :

Olivier Cocaul

Assistant Operators :

Florian Forléo, Stéphane Zajac

Editor :

Guy Lecorne

Assistant Editor :

Anja Lüdcke

Production Designer :

Jacques Rouxel

Costume designer :

Bernadette Strassmann

Still Photographer :

Jean-Claude Lother

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Feature film

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

1 h 47 min

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