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Modern Life

Modern Life

A Feature film by Raymond Depardon

Produced by Palmeraie et Désert

Release in France : 29/10/2008

    Synopsis

    For ten years, Raymond Depardon has followed the lives of farmer living in the mountain ranges. He allows us to enter their farms with astounding naturalness.

    This moving film speaks, with great serenity, of our roots and of the future of the people who work on the land.

    This the last part of Depardon's triptych Profils paysans about what it is like to be a farmer today in an isolated highland area in France. La vie moderne examines what has become of the persons he has followed for ten years, while featuring younger people who try to farm or raise cattle or poultry, come hell or high water.

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Palmeraie et Désert

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Playtime (ex Films Distribution)

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Ad Vitam

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    International releases (11)

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    Photos (4)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Claudine Nougaret

    Director of Photography :

    Raymond Depardon

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Matilde Incerti

    Assistant editor :

    Esther Frey

    Additional Music :

    Gabriel Fauré

    Screenwriter :

    Raymond Depardon

    Sound recordist :

    Claudine Nougaret

    Editor :

    Simon Jacquet

    Sound Mixer :

    Gérard Lamps

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Society, Monde rural

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2008

    French release :

    29/10/2008

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    109.528

    Visa issue date :

    17/07/2008

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (3)

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