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What the Day Owes the night - © Etienne George

What the Day Owes the night

A Feature film by Alexandre Arcady

Produced by Alexandre Films

Release in France : 12/09/2012

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Executive Producer :

Alexandre Films

Foreign production companies :

Be-Films, uFilm

French distribution :

Wild Bunch Distribution

Co-productions :

Orange Studio, France 2 Cinéma, New Light Films, Wild Bunch

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Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country.

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Full credits (18)

Executive Producer :

Alexandre Arcady

Dialogue Writers :

Daniel Saint-Hamont, Alexandre Arcady, Blandine Stintzy

Line producer :

Catherine Grandjean

Foreign Producer :

Christophe Louis

Sound Recordist :

Amaury de Nexon

Editor :

Manuel De Sousa

Continuity supervisor :

Heloïse Moreau

Music Composer :

Armand Amar

Costume designer :

Eric Perron

Assistant Director :

Pascal Meynier

Author of original work :

Yasmina Khadra

Screenwriters :

Alexandre Arcady, Blandine Stintzy, Daniel Saint-Hamont

Director of Photography :

Gilles Henry

Production managers :

Clément Sentilhes, Jean-Yves Dupuis

Sound Editor :

Mourad Louanchi

Production Designer :

Tony Egry

Casting :

Pierre-Jacques Bénichou

Sound Mixer :

Didier Lozahic

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Feature film

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French, Algerian

Coproducer countries :

France, Belgium

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100% French (France, Belgium)

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Runtime :

2 h 39 min

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Dolby Digital

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