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Betty Blue

Betty Blue

A Feature film by Jean-Jacques Beineix

Produced by Constellation, Cargo Films

Release in France : 09/04/1986

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Constellation, Cargo Films

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Zorg is a handyman working at in France, maintaining and looking after the bungalows. He lives a quiet and peaceful life, working diligently and writing in his spare time. One day Betty walks into his life, a young woman who is as beautiful as she is wild and unpredictable. After a dispute with Zorg's boss they leave and Betty manages to get a job at a restaurant. She persuades Zorg to try and get one of his books published but it is rejected which makes Betty fly into a rage. Suddenly Betty's wild manners starts to get out of control. Zorg sees the woman he loves slowly going insane. Can his love prevail even if it comes to the worst?

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Full credits (21)

Executive Producers :

Claudie Ossard, Jean-Jacques Beineix

Author of original work :

Philippe Djian

Director of Photography :

Jean-François Robin

Sound Assistant :

Pierre Excoffier

Production managers :

Jérôme Chalou, Catherine Mazieres

Sound editor :

Mariette Levy-Novion

Continuity supervisor :

Sylvie Koechlin

Music Composer :

Gabriel Yared

Stunt performers :

Patrick Cauderlier, Alain Guerillot

Costume designer :

Élisabeth Tavernier

Still Photographer :

Marianne Rosensthiel

Assistant Director :

Jean-François Chaintron

Screenwriter :

Jean-Jacques Beineix

Sound recordists :

Pierre Befve, Julien Cloquet

Assistant Operators :

Ariane Damain, Bruno Delbonnel

Editors :

Monique Prim, Marie-Aimée Debril

Assistant editors :

Catherine Deiller, Alain Minot

Production Designer :

Carlos Conti

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Casting :

Dominique Besnehard

Sound Mixer :

Dominique Hennequin

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Feature film

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 55 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections (4)

Dingle Film Festival - 2011

Dingle Film Festival (2011)


Programme général

Academy Awards - 1987

Academy Awards (United States, 1987)


Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1987

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1987)

Selection (9)

Best Editing : Monique Prim

Best Original Music : Gabriel Yared

Best Director : Jean-Jacques Beineix

Best Supporting Actress : Clémentine Célarié

Best Supporting Actor : Gérard Darmon

Best Actress : Béatrice Dalle

Best Actor : Jean-Hugues Anglade

Best Film


Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1987

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1987)


Cesar Award for Best Film Poster