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So Long, Stooge

So Long, Stooge

A Feature film by Claude Berri

Produced by Renn Productions

Release in France : 21/12/1983

    Synopsis

    Lambert, a withdrawn middle-aged man, works the night shift at a Parisian petrol station. He has no friends, no family; his only companion is his bottle of rum. One night, a young Arab man, Bensoussan, enters his shop — and his life. This stranger has also no family, lives alone in a dingy room, and scrapes together a living as a drug dealer. The two solitary men develop a friendship — but this is brutally brought to an end when Bensoussan is killed in front of Lambert. Lambert soon realises that his new friend was murdered by his drug dealing associates and sets out to avenge his death — assisted by Lola, a punk girl who knew Bensoussan briefly. By doing this, Lambert manages to come to terms with his own tragic past.

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    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Renn Productions

    French distribution :

    AMLF

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Distribution

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    International releases (2)

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    Full credits (25)

    Assistant directors :

    Pascal Baeumler, Xavier Castano

    Author of original work :

    Alain Page

    Associate Producer :

    Christian Spillemaecker

    Screenwriter :

    Claude Berri

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Labussière

    Assistant Operator :

    Pascal Marti

    Sound editor :

    Arlette Langmann

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Art Director :

    Pascal Graffin

    Foley artist :

    Gilbert Nottin

    Casting :

    Marie-Christine Lafosse

    Sound Mixer :

    Gérard Lamps

    Location managers :

    Patrick Bordier, Jean-Louis Monthieux

    Dialogue Writer :

    Alain Page

    Producer :

    Claude Berri

    Line Producer :

    Pierre Grunstein

    Director of Photography :

    Bruno Nuytten

    Sound Assistant :

    Pierre Davoust

    Editor :

    Hervé de Luze

    Assistant editors :

    Suzanne Koch, Corinne Lazare

    Production Designer :

    Alexandre Trauner

    Music Composer :

    CharlElie Couture

    Stunt performer :

    Daniel Vérité

    Colorization :

    Philippe Tourret

    Still Photographer :

    Bernard Prim

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Solitude/loneliness, Drugs

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1983

    French release :

    21/12/1983

    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    56639

    Visa issue date :

    09/12/1983

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1984

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1984)

    Selection (11)

    Best Sound : Jean Labussière, Gérard Lamps

    Best Cinematography : Bruno Nuytten

    Best Original Music : CharlElie Couture

    Best Screen Adaptation : Claude Berri

    Best Director : Claude Berri

    Most Promising Actor : Richard Anconina

    Most Promising Actress : Agnès Soral

    Best Supporting Actress : Agnès Soral

    Best Supporting Actor : Richard Anconina

    Best Actor : Coluche

    Best Film

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1984

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1984)

    Awards (5)

    César Award for Best Sound : Jean Labussière, Gérard Lamps

    César Award for Best Cinematography : Bruno Nuytten

    César Award for Most Promising Actor : Richard Anconina

    César Award for Best Supporting Actor : Richard Anconina

    César Award for Best Actor : Coluche