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Looking for Eric

Looking for Eric

A Feature film by Ken Loach

Release in France : 27/05/2009

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Co-productions :

Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

Foreign production companies :

Icon Films Entertainment and Distribution, Canto Bros., Sixteen Films

French distribution :

Diaphana Films

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Eric Bishop, a Manchester postman, is going through a bad patch.

His two stepsons excel in little scams of all kinds, his daughter reproaches him for not being up to scratch, and his sentimental life is a desert.

Despite the joyful friendship and the good humor of his postal worker colleagues, who do everything to bring a smile back to his face, Eric is in a state of gloom.

One evening, he talks to the poster of his idol on the wall of his bedroom, which seems to look back at him with a playful eye. What would the greatest player of Manchester United do in his place?

Eric is convinced, King Cantona can help him get a grip on his life once more.

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Full credits (12)

Original idea :

Éric Cantona

Director of Photography :

Barry Ackroyd

Press Attaché (film) :

Jérome Jouneaux

Production Designer :

Fergus Clegg

Casting :

Kahleen Crawford

Sound Mixer :

Ray Beckett

Screenwriter :

Paul Laverty

Production Manager :

Tim Cole

Editor :

Jonathan Morris

Music Composer :

George Fenton

Costume designer :

Sarah Ryan

Still Photographer :

Joss Barratt

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Feature film

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France, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy

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Minority French (France, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy)

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Runtime :

1 h 59 min

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Dolby SRD

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