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The Imprint of Giants

The Imprint of Giants

A Feature film by Robert Enrico

Produced by Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC), Rialto film, Filmel

Release in France : 05/03/1980

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Actors (17)

Production and distribution (4)

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The story of men at a highway construction site in 1965 who guide huge machinery around by day and in the end, have difficulties with their nomadic lifestyle. The work and its conditions are demanding, yet the men and their families do not extend beyond a set series of stereotypes that would be familiar territory to most audiences.

Full credits (23)

Assistant directors :

Claire Denis, Alain Peyrollaz

Dialogue Writers :

François Chevallier, Robert Enrico

Screenwriter :

François Chevallier

Director of Photography :

Didier Tarot

Sound Assistant :

Bernard Chaumeil

Camera Operator :

Michel Deloire

Editor :

Patricia Neny

Assistant editors :

Marie-Jo Audiard, Sherazade Saadi

Production Designer :

Jean-Claude Gallouin

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Sound mixers :

Vincent Arnardi, Jean Nény

Location Manager :

Dominique Lallier

Adapters/dialogue writers :

François Chevallier, Robert Enrico

Producers :

Gérard Beytout, Eugène Lepicier

Foreign Producer :

Horst Wendlandt

Sound Recordist :

Pierre Gamet

Assistant Operator :

Jean-Yves Le Mener

Production Manager :

Irénée Leriche

Sound editor :

Michèle Neny

Continuity supervisor :

Jacqueline Gaveau-Legendre

Music Composer :

Karl-Heinz Schäfer

Costume designer :

Renée Renard

Still Photographer :

Jacques Prayer

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Feature film

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Action , Drama

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Germany, France

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Majority French (Germany, France)

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2 h 20 min

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