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The Untouchable

The Untouchable

A Feature film by Benoit Jacquot

Produced by Sangsho

Release in France : 06/12/2006

    Synopsis

    On her birthday, Jeanne learns from her mother that her father is Indian, a Hindu met while traveling in India. An “Untouchable,” her mother tells her. Jeanne is an actress. She drops out of the rehearsals for “Saint Joan of the Stockyards,” staged by her lover.
    To be able to leave for India, as soon as possible, she needs money. She asks her agent to get her a part, that she’d initially turned down, in a film. She performs the part as though it’s an ordeal she’s inflicting on herself.br> She sets off on her journey.
    In India, she’ll search for her father, pass him by, find him, and leave him.
    She returns home.

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Sangsho

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pyramide International

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

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    Photos (14)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producers :

    Benoit Jacquot, Christophe Bruncher

    Directors of Photography :

    Caroline Champetier, Jowan Le Besco

    Sound Assistant :

    Julien Sicart

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Tony Arnoux

    Sound Editor :

    Nicolas Cantin

    Foley artist :

    Nicolas Fioraso

    Assistant Director :

    Jowan Le Besco

    Sound recordists :

    Nicolas Cantin, Olivier Goinard

    Assistant Operator :

    Baptiste Chesnais

    Editors :

    Luc Barnier, Marion Monnier

    Music Composers :

    Vijay Jaiswal, Monu Rao

    Sound Mixer :

    Olivier Goinard

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2006

    French release :

    06/12/2006

    Runtime :

    1 h 22 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    113.977

    Visa issue date :

    03/11/2006

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS

    Posters (1)

    Director

    News (11)

    Festival Selections (7)

    Rotterdam International Film Festival - 2007

    Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands, 2007)

    Selection

    Main Program Section Feature Films

    BIFF - 2006

    BIFF (South Korea, 2006)

    Selection

    Films selected

    TIFF - 2006

    TIFF (Canada, 2006)

    Selection

    Official Selection

    Venice International Film Festival  - 2006

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 2006)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Venice International Film Festival  - 2006

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 2006)

    Awards

    Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Promising Young Actor or Actress : Isild Le Besco

    Delegations (6)

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