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Django

A Feature film by Étienne Comar

Produced by Fidélité Films, Arches Films

Release in France : 26/04/2017

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Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

Fidélité Films, Arches Films

French distribution :

Pathé Distribution

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

International releases (6)

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Synopsis

Paris, 1943.
During the German Occupation, gypsy Django Reinhardt, a true hero of the guitar, is at the peak of his career. Every night he has Paris reeling to his swing music at the Folies Bergères, while his gypsy brethren are hunted down and massacred throughout Europe.
When the German propaganda ministry wants to send him to Berlin for a series of concerts, he senses imminent danger and decides to flee to Switzerland with the help of one of his admirers, Louise de Klerk. He travels to Thonon-les-Bains, on the bank of Lake Geneva, with his pregnant wife Naguine and his mother Negros. But their escape is more complicated than anticipated. The three of them end up plunged in turmoil of World War 2. During these difficult times, Django Reinhardt remained an exceptional performer and composer, who resisted with his art and his sense of humor, constantly seeking a form of musical perfection.

Full credits (4)

Executive Producers :

Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier

Screenwriters :

Étienne Comar, Alexis Salatko

Author of original work :

Alexis Salatko

Compositor :

Warren Ellis

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

2016

French release :

26/04/2017

Current status :

Post Production

Approval :

Color type :

Color