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Private Screening

Private Screening

A Feature film by François Leterrier

Produced by Albina Productions

Release in France : 08/10/1973

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Actors (16)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Albina Productions

French distribution :

Albina Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Lumière International

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

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The story of Danie Mallet, a young filmmaker (Jean-Luc Bideau) who is attempting to put his real life into a movie; his interactions with the people in the movie he is filming create reverberations in his "real" life, although the past remains unchanged. Among the complications is his growing regard for the woman who plays his cinematic wife (Jane Birkin). She may wind up replacing his actual wife in real life. One of the highlights of this film is the insight it gives into the actual mechanics of filmmaking.

Full credits (21)

Executive Producer :

Albina du Boisrouvray

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Madeleine Chapsal, Bernard Revon, François Leterrier

Screenwriter :

François Leterrier

Sound Recordist :

Roger Letellier

Camera Operator :

Jean Charvein

Editor :

Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte

Continuity supervisor :

Françoise Bettiol

Music Composer :

Serge Gainsbourg

Costume designer :

Catherine Leterrier

Music Director :

Jean-Claude Vannier

Location Manager :

Daniel Deschamps

Assistant director :

Caroline Huppert

Dialogue Writer :

François Leterrier

Director of Photography :

Jean Badal

Assistant Operator :

Pierre Charvein

Production Manager :

Georges Casati

Assistant editor :

Violette Marfaing

Production Designer :

Gérard Viard

Foley artist :

Daniel Couteau

Sound Mixer :

Claude Villand

Still Photographer :

Jean-Pierre Fizet

Technical details

Feature film

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Drama, Metaphysics

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

1 h 30 min

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