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Love unto Death

Love unto Death

A Feature film by Alain Resnais

Produced by Entreprise Générale Cinématographique (EGC), Les Films Ariane

Release in France : 05/09/1984

    Synopsis

    Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to grapple with the possibility of his death. They eventually tell their close friends Jérôme and Judith Martignac about the event. The Martignacs are both clerics, and Judith has just been giving a funeral service for a villager who committed suicide, though Jérôme would have nothing to do with suicide...

    Source : IMDb.

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Films A2

    French distribution :

    Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (19)

    Executive Producer :

    Philippe Dussart

    Line Producer :

    Gérard Lebovici

    Voice :

    Jean Champion, Yvette Etiévant, Bernard Malaterre

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Gamet

    Assistant Operators :

    Muriel Edelstein, Agnès Godard

    Production Manager :

    Michel Choquet

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Music Composer :

    Hans-Werner Henze

    Costume designer :

    Catherine Leterrier

    Location Manager :

    Éric Dussart

    Assistant directors :

    Reynald Calcagni, Florence Malraux

    Screenwriter :

    Jean Gruault

    Director of Photography :

    Sacha Vierny

    Sound Assistant :

    Bernard Chaumeil

    Camera Operator :

    Philippe Brun

    Editors :

    Albert Jurgenson, Jean-Pierre Besnard

    Production Designer :

    Philippe Turlure

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Saulnier

    Sound Mixer :

    Jacques Maumont

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama

    Themes :

    Deuil, Metaphysics, Death

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1984

    French release :

    05/09/1984

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    58.674

    Visa issue date :

    29/08/1984

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1985)

    Selection (5)

    Best Sound : Pierre Gamet, Jacques Maumont

    Best Cinematography : Sacha Vierny

    Best Original Music : Hans-Werner Henze

    Best Director : Alain Resnais

    Best Film

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1984

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1984)

    Selection

    Official Competition