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Do You Hear the Dogs Barking?

A Feature film by François Reichenbach

Production year : 1972

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Production and distribution (2)

Co-production :

Les Films du Prisme

Foreign production companies :

Conacite, Cinematográfica Marco Polo S.A.


The tale of an old man carrying his wounded (criminal) son on his back in search of help. The film has a younger father carrying his sick child on his back looking for help. Meanwhile he tells his son about what his future life will be like. The film intercuts between the story of the man and his child and the possible future of the child as a young indigenous man looking for work in Mexico City.

Full credits (6)

Executive Producer :

Georges Bacri

Foreign Producer :

Leopoldo Silva

Editor :

Delphine Desfons

Adapters/dialogue writers :

François Reichenbach, Noel Howard

Director of Photography :

Rosalio Solano

Music Composer :


Technical details

Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

France, Mexico

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Runtime :

1 h 23 min

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Approval :

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cannes International Film Festival - 1975

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1975)


Official Competition