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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

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Executive Producer :

EuropaCorp Television (ex- CIPANGO)

French distribution :

SND Groupe M6

Co-productions :

M6 Films, K2, Tentative d'Evasion

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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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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

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Feature film

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France, Belgium

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Majority French (France, Belgium)

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1 h 34 min

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Dolby DTS

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