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Les Cavaliers de l'orage

Les Cavaliers de l'orage

A Feature film by Gérard Vergez

Produced by Société Française de Production (SFP), TF1 Films Production, Jadran Film, Carthago Films

Release in France : 15/02/1984

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Actors (13)

Production and distribution (2)


Marie (Marlene Jobert) is a pretty female physician who attracts the strong romantic interest of two brothers during World War I in this uninspired drama by Gérard Vergez. The brothers meet her when she is on duty in Turkey -- one brother is stationed there and the other becomes her ambulance driver. Since Marie has just lost her husband in combat, she is not at first open to another relationship but finally begins an affair with the older brother. Jealousy rears its ugly head, and the younger and older brother start to compete for her favors. She is eventually separated from the two brothers after the oldest -- imprisoned for supposed sympathy with the Russians -- is sprung from jail. Marie is later imprisoned herself, and it will be a long time before she is able to find out the fate of those she knew during the days of combat, including the two brothers.


Full credits (13)

Executive Producer :

Tarak Ben Ammar

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Daniel Boulanger

Author of original work :

Jean Giono

Foreign Producer :

Carlo Lastricati

Sound Recordist :

Michel Boulen

Production Designer :

Jean-Jacques Caziot

Costume designer :

Danièle Colin-Linard

Assistant Director :

Ronald Chammah

Dialogue Writer :

Daniel Boulanger

Screenwriter :

Gérard Vergez

Director of Photography :

André Diot

Editors :

Nicole Dedieu, Jean-Pierre Roques

Music Composer :

Michel Portal

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Feature film

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Adventure, Literary adaptation , War

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France, Yugoslavia

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Majority French (France, Yugoslavia)

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Runtime :

1 h 45 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1985)

Selection (2)

Best Production Design : Jean-Jacques Caziot

Best Original Music : Michel Portal


Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1985)


César award for best music written for a film : Michel Portal