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The Bengali Night

The Bengali Night

A Feature film by Nicolas Klotz

Produced by Les Films Plain Chant

Release in France : 26/10/1988

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Actors (7)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Les Films Plain Chant

Foreign production company :

George Reinhart Productions

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Co-productions :

F.P.C., Compagnie Française Cinématographique (CFC), Films A2

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Allan, a young English engineer of 27 years working in Calcutta in the company of Narendra Sen, important public works contractor. It fits into a European pension with his girlfriend and a group of jazz musicians idle. All live in the greatest carelessness. One night an old friend of Allan, Lucien Metz, arrived in Calcutta. Specialist of Asia and a little paranoid, Lucien Metz is a reporter for "Life Magazine". Gradually, it seeps into the life of Allan and accompanied for tea at Narendra Sen. There are Allan and Lucien knowledge of Gayatri, the eldest daughter of Sen...

Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Philippe Diaz

Author of original work :

Mircea Eliade

Co-producers :

Cyril de Rouvre, Christian Charret

Sound Recordist :

Jean-Paul Mugel

Editor :

Jean-François Naudon

Production Designer :

Didier Naert

Costume designer :

Catherine Gorne-Achdjian

Still Photographer :

Arnaud Borrel

Assistant Director :

Roland Dhardivillé

Screenwriters :

Nicolas Klotz, Jean-Claude Carrière

Director of Photography :

Emmanuel Machuel

Production Manager :

Jean-Louis Monthieux

Sound editor :

Juliette Welfling

Music Composers :

Brij Narayan, Steeve Potts

Sound Mixer :

Dominique Hennequin

Technical details

Feature film

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France, Switzerland

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Runtime :

2 h 2 min

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