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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

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Actors (8)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Entreprise Générale Cinématographique (EGC), Les Films Ariane

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Films A2

French distribution :

Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)

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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.

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

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama

Themes :

Deuil, Metaphysics, Death

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Runtime :

1 h 30 min

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Posters (1)


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)


Official Competition