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No rest for the brave

No rest for the brave

A Feature film by Alain Guiraudie

Produced by Paulo Films

Release in France : 12/11/2003

    Synopsis

    First up, there’s Basile Matin, a young man who has a dream about Fafatao-Laoupo, the symbol of the penultimate sleep. Now Basile knows that if he goes to sleep again he’ll die. The problem is, people his age believe that all life lies ahead of them.
    Then there is Igor, another young man who works little and studies even less. But he has no money and is bored. Which means that Basile’s story – even though he doesn’t quite understand it – interests him intensely.
    Finally, there’s Johnny Got. A little bit of a volunteer journalist, a little bit of a detective and quite a bit of a rogue, he’s very keen about stories that are none of his business. He’s fascinated by Basile’s story, so fascinated, in fact, that he’ll go looking for him.

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Films

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Coproduction Office

    Associate producer :

    Backup Films

    Foreign production company :

    Amour Fou Filmproduktion

    French distribution :

    Haut et Court

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    Photos (5)

    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producers :

    Nathalie Eybrard, Jean-Philippe Labadie

    Director of Photography :

    Antoine Héberlé

    Production manager :

    Marie-Rose Venuti

    Editor :

    Pierre Molin

    Continuity supervisor :

    Claudia Neubern

    Music Composers :

    Teppaz, Naz

    Costume designer :

    Karine Vintache

    Location manager :

    Fany Pouget

    Screenwriter :

    Alain Guiraudie

    Sound Recordist :

    Sylvain Girardeau

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Chloé Lorenzi

    Sound editor :

    Veronika Hlawatsch

    Production Designer :

    Eric Moulard

    Casting :

    Jean-Claude Montheil

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Christophe Julé

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Austria, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Austria, France)

    Production year :

    2003

    French release :

    12/11/2003

    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    103.373

    Visa issue date :

    06/01/2004

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

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    Festival Selections (11)

    Göteborg International Film Festival - 2004

    Göteborg International Film Festival (Sweden, 2004)

    Selection

    Films selected

    BFI London Film Festival - 2003

    BFI London Film Festival (Great Britain, 2003)

    Selection (2)

    French Revolutions

    Films selected

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema - 2003

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Canada, 2003)

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    International Competition

    Directors' Fortnight - 2003

    Directors' Fortnight (France, 2003)

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    Delegations (3)