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The Cannibals

The Cannibals

A Feature film by Manoel de Oliveira

Produced by Gemini Films, Filmargem, RTP - Radiotelevisao Portuguesa, La Sept Cinéma, Light Night, Pandora Film, Ab cinema

Release in France : 22/02/1989

    Synopsis

    The story of the lovely Marguerite, who’s madly in love with a seemingly perfect upper-class gentleman. Unfortunately, their wedding night reveals that the gentleman only has a head, with a pedestal for a body, a slight distraction that could prove vital for a scheming Don Juan character who has vowed that if he can’t have Marguerite, no one will.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (4)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Producers :

    Karl Baumgartner, Paulo Branco

    Director of Photography :

    Mário Barroso

    Continuity supervisor :

    Júlia Buisel

    Costume designer :

    Jasmin Matos (de)

    Author of original work :

    Joao Paes

    Screenwriter :

    Manoel de Oliveira

    Editors :

    Manoel de Oliveira, Sabine Franel

    Music Composer :

    Joao Paes

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Bizarre

    Production language :

    Portuguese

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1988

    French release :

    22/02/1989

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    66741

    Visa issue date :

    06/12/1988

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1988

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1988)

    Selection

    Official Competition