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The American

The American

A Feature film by Patrick Timsit

Produced by EuropaCorp Television (ex- CIPANGO)

Release in France : 07/07/2004

    Synopsis

    Francis Farge, alias L’Américain, wasn’t born in the right place. He thinks, he eats, he lives American, he smokes American… but he’s French He wants American nationality, but the staff of the American Embassy in Paris refuse to give it to him.
    He then hassles his lawyer, Edouard Barnier, known as Eddy, to try and convince the Americans. Eddy then undertakes to investigate the Americans and to get the green papers that Francis (the pest) so ardently desires by transforming his little patch of land in the Sarcelles region into the 51st state of the United States of America.

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    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    EuropaCorp Television (ex- CIPANGO)

    French distribution :

    SND Groupe M6

    Co-productions :

    M6 Films, K2, Tentative d'Evasion

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    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producers :

    Thomas Anargyros, Édouard de Vésinne

    Screenwriters :

    Patrick Timsit, Jean-Carol Larrivé

    Sound recordists :

    Amaury de Nexon, Seppe Van Groeningen, Zacharie Naciri

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Etienne Lerbret

    Continuity supervisor :

    Laurence Couturier

    Music Composer :

    Nicolas Errera

    Casting :

    Pierre-Jacques Bénichou

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Paul Hurier

    Assistant Director :

    Stéphane Gluck

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Morel

    Production Manager :

    Daniel Champagnon

    Editors :

    Catherine Renault, Marcela Figueroa

    Production Designer :

    Carlos Conti

    Stunt performer :

    Loic Saintilan

    Costume designer :

    Juliette Chanaud

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Belgium

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Belgium)

    Production year :

    2004

    French release :

    07/07/2004

    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    108.282

    Visa issue date :

    21/06/2004

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS

    Posters (1)

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