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The Immortal Story

The Immortal Story

A Feature film by Orson Welles

Produced by Albina Productions

Release in France : 19/05/1976

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Actors (5)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Albina Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Télédis

Co-production :

O.R.T.F.

French distributors :

Gerick Distribution, Action Films

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

The Portuguese colony of Macao in the 19th century. Mr. Clay is a very rich merchant and the subject of town gossip. He has spent many years in China and is now quite old. He likes his clerk Levinsky to read the company's accounts to him at night for relaxation. Tonight Mr. Clay recounts a true story he heard years before about a rich man who paid a poor sailor 5 guineas to father a child with his beautiful young wife. Levinsky says that's a popular old sailor's legend and not true. Mr. Clay has no heir for his fortune and no wife either. He resolves to make the story true... Levinsky approaches Virginie, another clerk's mistress, and strikes a bargain for 300 guineas. Now to find the sailor...

Source : IMDb

Full credits (10)

Executive producers :

Micheline Rozan, Albina du Boisrouvray

Author of original work :

Karen Blixen

Director of Photography :

Willy Kurant

Production Manager :

Marc Maurette

Sound Mixer :

Jean Nény

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1967

French release :

19/05/1976

Runtime :

1 h 10 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

33477

Visa issue date :

26/09/1967

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.66

Audio format :

Mono

Posters (1)

Director

Festival Selections

Berlin International Film Festival - 1968

Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1968)

Selection

Official Competition