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The Silent Nephew

The Silent Nephew

A Feature film by Robert Enrico

Produced by Antenne 2

Release in France : 05/09/1979

    Synopsis

    During a summer vacation spent together, tensions in a large family surface. Joel, one of the family members, has Down's syndrome and has a happy and winning disposition. Unfortunately, his great-grandmother and grandmother and grandfather are cold to the boy. They feel that his presence in their midst shames them. This attitude infuriates the boy's parents and leads to recriminations and a split in the family.

    Source : allmovie.com

     

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Antenne 2

    French distribution :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Full credits (8)

    Assistant director :

    Claire Denis

    Director of Photography :

    Michel Carre

    Production manager :

    Régine Hayem

    Production Designer :

    Bernard Pagnier

    Author of original work :

    Paul Savatier

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Pierre Atlan

    Editor :

    Patricia Neny

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Vierny

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Handicap, Childhood, Family

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1977

    French release :

    05/09/1979

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Mono