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Our Story

Our Story

A Feature film by Bertrand Blier

Produced by Sara Films, Adel Productions

Release in France : 23/05/1984

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Actors (26)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Sara Films, Adel Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Sara Films, StudioCanal Films Limited

Co-production :

France 2 Cinéma

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Robert Avranche, a garage owner who's often in an alcoholic stupor, is on a train thinking that nothing good ever happens to him. A young woman enters the compartment and tells him a story - about the two of them - then offers him sex. She leaves at the next station; he follows her and clings. She's Donatienne, languid, bored, sad, sleeping with many men but in love with a one who's indifferent. Robert insists on living with her. She calls his friends to remove him. He's obdurate. Neighbors stare. Is this farce or fairy tale? Robert and Donatienne tell each other stories, writing themselves in and out. Will he sober up; will she smile? Whose story is it, and how might it end?

Source : IMDb

Photos (4)

Full credits (16)

Assistant directors :

Bertrand Arthuys, Luc Goldenberg

Producers :

Alain Sarde, Alain Delon

Director of Photography :

Jean Penzer

Assistant Operators :

Michel Coteret, Éric Vallée

Production Manager :

Gérard Crosnier

Assistant editors :

Jeanne Kef, Annick Menier, Sylvie Quester

Production Designer :

Bernard Evein

Costume designer :

Michèle Cerf

Dialogue Writer :

Bertrand Blier

Screenwriter :

Bertrand Blier

Sound Recordist :

Bernard Bats

Camera Operator :

Yves Agostini

Editor :

Claudine Merlin

Continuity supervisor :

Annie Maurel

Music Composers :

Bohuslav Martinu, Laurent Rossi, Eric Kemray

Sound Mixer :

Dominique Hennequin

Technical details

Feature film

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 50 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 (4)

Best Production Design : Bernard Evein

Best Editing : Claudine Merlin

Best Original Screenplay : Bertrand Blier

Best Actor : Alain Delon


Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

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

Awards (2)

César for best original screenplay : Bertrand Blier

Cesar Award for Best Actor : Alain Delon