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Django

A Feature film by Étienne Comar

Produced by Arches Films, Curiosa Films, Moana Films

Release in France : 26/04/2017

    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.

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    13/04/2017

    Django

    Trailer (English Subs)

    09/03/2017

    Django

    Trailer (French)

    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Arches Films, Curiosa Films, Moana Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Distribution

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    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier

    Author of original work :

    Alexis Salatko

    Line producer :

    Christine de Jekel

    Co-producers :

    Romain Le Grand, Vivien Aslanian

    Sound recordists :

    Cyril Moisson, Vincent Guillon, Stéphane Thiébaut

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Laurence Granec

    Production Designer :

    Olivier Radot

    Casting :

    Stéphane Batut

    Costume designer :

    Pascaline Chavanne

    Assistant Director :

    Luc Bricault

    Associate Producer :

    Ardavan Safaee

    Screenwriters :

    Étienne Comar, Alexis Salatko

    Director of Photography :

    Christophe Beaucarne

    Production Manager :

    Philippe Hagege

    Editor :

    Monica Coleman

    Music Composer :

    Django Reinhardt

    Compositor :

    Warren Ellis

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2016

    French release :

    26/04/2017

    Runtime :

    1 h 55 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    142.191

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Posters (1)

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    News (10)

    Festival Selections (8)

    Delegations (4)

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