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In the Darkness of the Night

A Feature film by João Canijo

Release in France : 17/11/2004

    Synopsis

    A dark winter’s night somewhere in the Portuguese countryside.
    A hostess bar where another working day is starting for the family who manages it – the father, mother and two daughters, the girls who entertain and seduce the clients. A world of false appearances and in which the dreams of a different life will end up falling to pieces. Because the father, for whom a deal has gone badly, will be forced to sacrifice his younger daughter, and will thus end up tearing his whole family apart...

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Gemini Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gemini Films

    Foreign production company :

    Madragoa Filmes

    French distribution :

    Gemini Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (6)

    Full credits (10)

    Assistant Director :

    José Maria Vaz Da Silva

    Director of Photography :

    Mario Castanheira

    Production Manager :

    Fernando Centeio

    Editors :

    Joao Braz, Jackie Bastide

    Music Composer :

    Alexandre Soares

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Hodgson, João Canijo, Mayanne Von Ledebur

    Sound recordists :

    Philippe Morel, Gérard Rousseau

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Chloé Lorenzi

    Production Designer :

    Ze Branco

    Costume designer :

    Ze Branco

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Portuguese

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Portugal, France)

    Production year :

    2004

    French release :

    17/11/2004

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (3)

    Montreal World Film Festival - 2004

    Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2004)

    Selection

    Cinema of Europe

    Cannes Film Market - 2004

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2004)

    Selection

    Selection

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2004

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2004)

    Selection

    Un Certain Regard