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Uncontrollable Circumstances

Uncontrollable Circumstances

A Feature film by Pierre Jolivet

Produced by C.A.P.A.C., Fildebroc Productions

Release in France : 05/04/1989

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Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producers :

C.A.P.A.C., Fildebroc Productions

French distribution :

Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)

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For whatever reason, Philippe and Daniel choose to vacation in Southeast Asia, where they meet Hans, a resident of the area who acts as their patron and guide. Before they leave to return to Paris, the two present Hans with a gift of their leftover native hashish. 18 month's later, an Amnesty International lawyer, shows up and informs them that Hans was arrested and imprisoned for drug possession shortly after their departure and is now condemned to death. Philippe and Daniel have an opportunity to help Hans by confessing their deed to the authorities, sharing blame for the crime and accepting prison terms. Additional pressure is enforced by Hans' ex-girlfriend, the argument being that the life at stake is Hans'. Phillipe and Daniel maintain that their lives are at stake as well.

Full credits (18)

Executive Producers :

Paul Claudon, Michelle de Broca

Screenwriters :

Pierre Jolivet, Olivier Schatzky

Sound recordists :

Michel Barlier, Yves Osmu

Assistant Operators :

Cendrine Dedise, Jean-Marc Negroni

Editor :

Jean-François Naudon

Assistant editors :

Martine Fleury, Anne Saint-Macary

Production Designer :

Éric Simon

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Sound Mixer :

Dominique Dalmasso

Assistant directors :

François Basset, Pablo Freville, Jean-Claude Marchant

Director of Photography :

Bertrand Chatry

Sound Assistant :

Francis Baldos

Production Manager :

Georges Pellegrin

Sound editor :

Nadine Muse

Continuity supervisor :

Sylvie Koechlin

Music Composers :

Serge Perathoner, Jannick Top

Costume designer :

Claire Fraïssé

Location Manager :

Jean-Claude Cartier

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Feature film

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1 h 30 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1990

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1990)

Selection (3)

Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Pierre Jolivet, Olivier Schatzky

Best Supporting Actress : Sabine Haudepin

Best Supporting Actor : François Cluzet