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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

    Synopsis

    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?

    Source: IMDb

    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Constellation, Cargo Films

    French distribution :

    Gaumont

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    The Bureau Sales

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    International releases (26)

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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

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Love

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1986

    French release :

    09/04/1986

    Runtime :

    1 h 55 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    60285

    Visa issue date :

    15/04/1986

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (4)

    Dingle Film Festival - 2011

    Dingle Film Festival (2011)

    Selection

    Programme général

    Academy Awards - 1987

    Academy Awards (United States, 1987)

    Selection

    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

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1987

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

    Awards

    Cesar Award for Best Film Poster

    Delegations