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Captive of the Desert

Captive of the Desert

A Feature film by Raymond Depardon

Produced by Société Générale de Gestion Cinématographique (SGGC), Titane, Palmeraie et Désert, Films Saint-André-des-Arts

Release in France : 19/05/1990

    Synopsis

    A Frenchwoman is taken hostage by an African tribe for months - can she escape ? Based on the ordeal of Françoise Claustre, who was taken hostage – along, after a year, with her husband – by the Toubous, a nomadic tribe in the African desert (Chad), between 1976 and 1979.

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    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producers :

    Pascale Dauman, Jean-Luc Ormières

    Associate producers :

    Roger Diamantis, Jean-Bernard Fetoux, Jean-Luc Larguier

    Director of Photography :

    Raymond Depardon

    Assistant Operator :

    Laurent Machuel

    Sound Editor :

    François Gédigier

    Foley artists :

    Laurent Lévy, Pascal Mazières

    Sound Mixer :

    Gérard Lamps

    Assistant Director :

    Patrice Martineau

    Screenwriter :

    Raymond Depardon

    Sound recordists :

    Claudine Nougaret, Sophie Chiabaut

    Editors :

    Camille Cotte, Pascale Charolais, Roger Ikhlef

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Jacques Lemêtre

    Costume designer :

    Françoise Clavel

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Themes :

    Politics, Wandering

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1989

    French release :

    19/05/1990

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    67639

    Visa issue date :

    04/04/1990

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

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    Festival Selections (3)

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1990

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1990)

    Selection

    Official Competition