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Viva Maria!

Viva Maria!

A Feature film by Louis Malle

Produced by NEF - Nouvelles Éditions de Films

Release in France : 22/11/1965

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Actors (10)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

NEF - Nouvelles Éditions de Films

Foreign production company :

Vides Cinematografica

French distribution :

United Artists

Co-production :

Les Productions Artistes Associés

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The former Irish terrorist, Maria II, joins the vaudeville act of the French singer, Maria I, in Central America in 1907. During their first performance on stage they invent - by accident - the strip tease and become local stars. When they come across a local rebellion, Maria I falls in love with the leader, Flores. When he is mortally wounded, she promises him to continue the revolution against military, capitalists, and the church. Things start well, but suddenly they have problems with the church.

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Full credits (12)

Assistant directors :

Volker Schlöndorff, Juan Luis Buñuel

Screenwriters :

Louis Malle, Jean-Claude Carrière

Director of Photography :

Henri Decaë

Production Manager :

Alain Queffelean

Assistant editors :

Claude Le Gallou, Claudine Merlin

Production Designer :

Bernard Evein

Producers :

Jean-François Malle, Louis Malle, Alain Queffelean

Foreign Producer :

Franco Cristaldi

Assistant Operator :

Alain Douarinou

Editors :

Suzanne Baron, Kenout Peltier

Music Composer :

Georges Delerue

Costume designer :

Ghislain Uhry

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :


Sub-genre :

Comedy, Adventure

Themes :

Friendship, Dance, Travel, Circus

Production language :

French, English, Spanish

Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

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Runtime :

2 h

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Color and Black & White

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