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A Secret

A Secret

A Feature film by Claude Miller

Produced by Ugc ym

Release in France : 03/10/2007

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Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Ugc ym

Foreign production company :

Integral Films

French distribution :

UGC Distribution (ex International)

Co-production :

France 3 Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :

TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

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An exploration of a dark family secret and the story of a passion, told through the interior journey of François, a solitary child who invents a brother and imagines his parents’ past. On his fifteenth birthday, a family friend tells François a shattering truth that will enable him to develop his own personality at last.

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Full credits (23)

Executive Producer :

Yves Marmion

Author of original work :

Philippe Grimbert

Screenwriters :

Claude Miller, Natalie Carter

Director of Photography :

Gérard de Battista

Assistant Operators :

Luis Armando Arteaga, Stéphane Degnieau, Mathilde Perreau

Production Manager :

Sylvestre Guarino

Editor :

Véronique Lange

Assistant editor :

Chrystel Alépée

Production Designer :

Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

Choreographer :

Corinne Devaux

Sound Mixer :

Philippe Baudhuin

Location Manager :

Benjamin Hess

Assistant Director :

Denis Bergonhe

Line Producer :

Sylvestre Guarino

Co-producer :

Alfred Hürmer

Sound Recordist :

Pascal Armant

Camera Operator :

Nathan Miller

Press Attaché (film) :

Christopher Robba

Sound Editor :

Frédéric Demolder

Continuity supervisor :

Sylvie Koechlin

Music Composer :

Zbigniew Preisner

Costume designer :

Jacqueline Bouchard

Still Photographer :

Thierry Valletoux

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Feature film

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War, Family

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France, Germany

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Majority French (France, Germany)

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Runtime :

1 h 40 min

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Dolby DTS

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Posters (3)


News (12)

Festival Selections (22)

French Film Festival UK - 2008

French Film Festival UK (Great Britain, 2008)


Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2008

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2008)

Selection (11)

Best Costume Design : Jacqueline Bouchard

Best Production Design : Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

Best Cinematography : Gérard de Battista

Best Screen Adaptation : Natalie Carter, Claude Miller

Best Editing : Véronique Lange

Best Original Music : Preisner Zbigniew

Best Supporting Actress : Julie Depardieu

Best Supporting Actress : Ludivine Sagnier

Best Actress : Cécile De France

Best Director : Claude Miller

Best Film

French Film Festival in the Czech Republic - 2007

French Film Festival in the Czech Republic (Czech Republic, 2007)


Films selected

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - 2007

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Brazil, 2007)


Panorama of World Cinema

Montreal World Film Festival - 2007

Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2007)


Compétition internationale

Awards (2)

Delegations (6)

Presskit (2)