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A Leap in the Dark

A Leap in the Dark

A Feature film by Marco Bellocchio

Produced by MK2 Films (ex MK2)

Release in France : 21/05/1980

    Synopsis

    Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a brilliant actor at the edge of legality. Mauro become unconsciously jealous of this relationship, and try to get Giovanni arrested...

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Foreign production company :

    Clesi Cinematografica

    French distribution :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Co-production :

    Films 66

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Marin Karmitz

    Screenwriters :

    Marco Bellocchio, Piero Natoli, Vincenzo Cerami

    Co-producer :

    Michel Piccoli

    Production Manager :

    Claudio Gaeta

    Production Designers :

    Andrea Crisanti, Amedeo Fago

    Assistant Director :

    Inigo Lezzi

    Foreign producers :

    Silvio Clementelli, Anna Maria Clementelli

    Director of Photography :

    Giuseppe Lanci

    Editor :

    Brigitte Sousselier

    Music Composer :

    Nicola Piovani

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Italian, French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1979

    French release :

    21/05/1980

    Runtime :

    2 h

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    51715

    Visa issue date :

    05/06/1980

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (3)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1980

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1980)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1980

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1980)

    Awards (2)

    Best Performance for an Actor : Michel Piccoli

    Award for Best actress : Anouk Aimée