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The Price of Fame

The Price of Fame

A Feature film by Xavier Beauvois

Produced by Why Not Productions

Release in France : 07/01/2015

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1977. Vevey, a small town beside Lake Geneva.
Fresh out of prison, Eddy is taken in by his friend Osman. They have struck a deal: Eddy can stay with Osman, and in exchange, he'll look after Osman's seven-year-old daughter, Samira, while his wife Noor is undergoing health checks in hospital. But money is very tight this Christmas Eve, and so, when a news flash announces the death of Charlie Chaplin, Eddy gets a bright idea. They will steal the famous and wealthy actor's coffin and demand a ransom from the family.

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The Price of Fame

Trailer English Subs


The Price of Fame

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Assistant Director :

Guillaume Bonnier

Screenwriters :

Xavier Beauvois, Étienne Comar

Sound recordists :

Jean-Jacques Ferran, Éric Bonnard, Loïc Prian

Editor :

Marie-Julie Maille

Production Designer :

Yann Mégard

Casting :

Brigitte Moidon, Karen Hottois

Location managers :

Thibault Mattei, Gaspard Hirschi

Line producer :

Martine Cassinelli

Director of photography :

Caroline Champetier

Press Attaché (film) :

Agnès Chabot

Continuity supervisor :

Agathe Grau

Music Composer :

Michel Legrand

Costume designer :

Françoise Nicolet

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Feature film

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France, Switzerland, Belgium

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Majority French (France, Switzerland, Belgium)

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1 h 54 min

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Dolby 5.1

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