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Friends from France - ©  Les Films du Poisson

Friends from France

A Feature film by Anne Weil, Philippe Kotlarski

Produced by Les Films du Poisson

Release in France : 27/11/2013

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Les Films du Poisson

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pyramide International

Foreign production companies :

Vandertastic, Amérique Films Inc.

French distribution :

Pyramide Distribution

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1979. Carole and Jérôme are twenty years old and set out on a journey for Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend that they are engaged to each other. During the day, they visit monuments and museums, like any normal tourist. At night, they sneak off from their tour party and secretly meet with refusniks and Jews harassed by the Soviet regime because they wanted to leave the country. They discover an unfamiliar, brutal and absurd world. While Carole is driven by commitment and a taste for risk, for Jérôme the real motivation behind the trip is Carole.



Friends from France


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Full credits (12)

Executive producers :

Yaël Fogiel, Laetitia Gonzalez

Screenwriters :

Anne Weil, Philippe Kotlarski

Sound recordists :

Mario Auclair, Sylvain Bellemare, Bernard Gariepy Strobl

Press Attaché (film) :

Laurence Granec

Sound Editor :

Sylvain Bellemare

Music Composer :

Robert Marcel Lepage

Line producer :

Nathalie Vallet

Director of Photography :

Frédéric Serve

Production manager :

Julie Flament

Editors :

Mathilde Muyard, Bernard Sasia

Production Designer :

Bruno Margery

Costume designer :

Nadine Kremeier

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Feature film

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France, Germany, Russia, Canada

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Majority French (France, Germany, Russia, Canada)

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1 h 40 min

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Dolby 5.1

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