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State Reasons

State Reasons

A Feature film by André Cayatte

Produced by Paris Cannes Productions, Alpes Cinéma

Release in France : 26/04/1978

    Synopsis

    In this political drama, the dirty undercover machinations behind the international arms trade are exposed when Angela (Monica Vitti) unsuspectingly accepts some documents from a friend. She becomes the object of a hunt by French government forces, headed by Leroi (Jean Yanne).The government feels that it is vitally necessary that the public not get wind of the truly distasteful aspects of this large international industry.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (23)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Paris Cannes Productions, Alpes Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Lumière International

    Foreign production company :

    Mida Produzioni Cinematografiche

    French distributors :

    Silènes Distribution, Lugo Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Sergio Gobbi

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean Curtelin

    Original idea :

    Jean-Marie Guillaume

    Director of Photography :

    Armando Nannuzzi

    Production Manager :

    Jean Kerchner

    Production Designer :

    Robert Clavel

    Stunt performer :

    Rémy Julienne

    Assistant directors :

    Michel Leroy, Marc Rivière

    Producer :

    Sergio Gobbi

    Screenwriters :

    André Cayatte, Jean Curtelin

    Sound Recordist :

    Guy Villette

    Editor :

    Paul Cayatte

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Moreau

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Thriller

    Themes :

    Politics

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1978

    French release :

    26/04/1978

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    48397

    Visa issue date :

    26/04/1978

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono