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Choice of Arms

Choice of Arms

A Feature film by Alain Corneau

Produced by R.M.C, Sara Films, Parafrance

Release in France : 19/08/1981

    Synopsis

    Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and Mickey, a menacing hothead, demands money of Noel. A few days later, Mickey returns to the estate, shoots up a dinner party and threatens them again. Noel sends Nicole to an hotel and goes to his old gang to help him hunt down the dangerous Mickey. Mickey has other problems, too, including heartache for a daughter he hardly knows. Young, eager cops tail Nicole, and all are on a complicated collision course.

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    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    R.M.C, Sara Films, Parafrance

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Parafrance

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    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Sarde

    Screenwriters :

    Michel Grisolia, Alain Corneau

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Desrois

    Production Manager :

    Daniel Deschamps

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Costume designers :

    Christiane Fageol, Adrienne Ghenassia

    Assistant directors :

    Laurent Ferrier, Pascal Ortega, Gilles Katz, Serge Cukier

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre-William Glenn

    Camera Operator :

    Jean-Paul Rosa Da Costa

    Editor :

    Thierry Derocles

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

    Stunt performers :

    Daniel Vérité, Eric Vasberg, Alain Guerillot, Catherine Coste

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Crime/thriller, Thriller

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1981

    French release :

    19/08/1981

    Runtime :

    2 h 15 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    53378

    Visa issue date :

    12/08/1981

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

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