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Run for Your Life, Lola

Run for Your Life, Lola

A Feature film by Michel Drach

Produced by Port Royal Films

Release in France : 03/09/1986

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Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Port Royal Films

Foreign production company :

Onyx Films

Co-production :

France 2 Cinéma

French distribution :

Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)

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Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Ania Francos, this tragi-comedy follows the diagnosis and internment of lawyer Lola Friedlander (Carole Laure) in the cancer ward of a large clinic. There Lola encounters Marie-Aude (Jeanne Moreau) and Cathy (Dominique Labourier), two very different patients from opposite walks of life who each contribute to Lola's adjustment. Given that the doctor at this clinic is a media-star, there is a certain aura of unreality to the story that also permeates some of the episodes involving subsidiary characters like Lola's boyfriend or her archetypal Jewish family.

Full credits (13)

Executive Producers :

Gabriel Boustani, André Link

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Jacques Kirsner

Associate Producer :

Nader Atassi

Director of Photography :

Robert Alazraki

Assistant Operator :

Muriel Edelstein

Editor :

Henri Lanoé

Music Composer :

Lewis Furey

Assistant Director :

Xavier de Cassan-Floyrac

Author of original work :

Ania Francos

Screenwriters :

Jacques Kirsner, Michel Drach

Sound recordists :

Claude Hazanavicius, Alain Sempé

Production Manager :

Jean Lara

Production Designer :

Nicole Rachline

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Feature film

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Canada, France

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50% French (Canada, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 45 min

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