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The Dark Room

A Feature film by Marie-Christine Questerbert

Produced by Parnasse International

Release in France : 29/11/2000

    Synopsis

    Disobeying the mores for young women of the XIV century, young Aliénor follows the dictates of her heart. Risking her life, she manages to cure the King of France who is afflicted with a fistula. As a reward, she asks the King to marry her to Bertrand de Roussillon. She has loved him since she was a child, and is convinced she deserves him more than anyone else. But Bernard refuses to consummate the marriage, and runs off to fight in Tuscany. Not to be dissuaded, Aliénor seeks out Bernard in Italy and takes on the identity of a young Italian woman with whom he falls passionately in love…

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Parnasse International

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wide

    Co-productions :

    Gam Films, Delux Productions, Île Productions

    French distribution :

    Les Films du Paradoxe

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (10)

    Screenwriter :

    Marie-Christine Questerbert

    Director of Photography :

    Emmanuel Machuel

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Marie Queysanne

    Production Designer :

    Laurent Allaire

    Costume designer :

    Jean-Daniel Vuillermoz

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Luxembourg, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Luxembourg, Italy)

    Production year :

    2000

    French release :

    29/11/2000

    Runtime :

    1 h 47 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    90.820

    Visa issue date :

    22/11/2000

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Directors' Fortnight - 2000

    Directors' Fortnight (France, 2000)

    Selection

    Official Competition