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The Innocents

The Innocents

A Feature film by André Téchiné

Produced by T Films, Ciné B

Release in France : 23/12/1987

    Synopsis

    Jeanne, a young woman, born and raised in Northern France, is visiting the Mediterranean city of Toulon for the first time. She is prompted by two events: the wedding of her sister, and the disappearance of her brother. He is a deaf-mute who supports himself as a pickpocket under the tutelage of a young Arab and an older bisexual married man with a weakness for young Arabs. The girl meets them and finds herself attracted to the young Arab and the older man's son, who is also bisexual like his father. She is soon torn between the two in a romantic and sexual dilemma that mirrors France's political turmoil regarding the nation's growing Arab population.

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    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producers :

    T Films, Ciné B

    French distribution :

    Ugc

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    International releases (4)

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    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Terzian

    Producer :

    Philippe Carcassonne

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Louis Ughetto

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean-Paul Toraille

    Editor :

    Martine Giordano

    Continuity supervisor :

    Michèle Andreucci

    Production Designer :

    Ze Branco

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

    Assistant directors :

    Xavier Beauvois, Michel Bena

    Screenwriters :

    Pascal Bonitzer, André Téchiné

    Sound assistant :

    Brigitte Taillandier

    Production managers :

    Brigitte Faure, Frédéric Sauvagnac

    Sound Editor :

    Michel Klochendler

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Costume designer :

    Christian Gasc

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Racial discrimination, Immigration

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Belgium

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1987

    French release :

    23/12/1987

    Runtime :

    1 h 36 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    65369

    Visa issue date :

    23/12/1987

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1988

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1988)

    Selection (5)

    Best Sound : Dominique Hennequin, Jean-Louis Ughetto

    Best Original Music : Philippe Sarde

    Best Director : André Téchiné

    Best Supporting Actor : Jean-Claude Brialy

    Best Film

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1988

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1988)

    Awards

    César Award for Best Supporting Actor : Jean-Claude Brialy