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Monsieur Klein

Monsieur Klein

A Feature film by Joseph Losey

Produced by Lira Films, Adel Productions

Release in France : 27/10/1976

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Actors (42)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Lira Films, Adel Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Les Acacias

Foreign production company :

Mondial Televisione Film (Mondial Te-Fi)

French distribution :

Fox France

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TV broadcasts: details by country


Paris, 1942. Robert Klein is a successful art dealer, profiteering from the French government’s treatment of its Jewish citizens. To escape deportation to Germany, Jews are forced to sell their treasures to unscrupulous people like Klein. Then, one day, Klein receives a Jewish pamphlet addressed to him. He decides to look into this and discovers that there is another Mr Klein who has set out to confuse their identities to cover his own anti-Nazi activities. Klein is determined to discover what his namesake is up to, to the point of assuming his identity. In doing so, he risks being arrested in place of the Jew he is pursuing…

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Full credits (19)

Executive Producers :

Alain Delon, Raymond Danon, Norbert Saada

Line Producer :

Ralph Baum

Foreign Producer :

Sergio Bonotti

Co-producers :

Jean-Pierre Labrande, Robert Kuperberg

Sound recordists :

Maurice Dagonneau, Jean Labussière

Production manager :

Ludmila Goulian

Continuity supervisor :

Lucie Lichtig

Music Composers :

Egisto Macchi, Pierre Porte

Artistic Director :

Alexandre Trauner

Still Photographer :

Victor Rodrigue

Assistant directors :

Philippe Monnier, Remy Duchemin

Screenwriters :

Costa Gavras, Franco Solinas

Voice :

Jean Topart

Director of Photography :

Gerry Fisher

Camera operators :

Richard Andry, Pierre-William Glenn, Jean-Francis Gondre

Editors :

Marie Castro-Vasquez, Henri Lanoé, Michèle Neny

Production Designer :

Pierre Duquesne

Casting :

Margot Capelier, Dominique Lallier

Sound Mixer :

Alex Pront

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Feature film

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France, Italy

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2 h 3 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections (2)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1977

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1977)

Selection (7)

Best Sound : Jean Labussière

Best Editing : Henri Lanoé

Best Cinematography : Gerry Fisher

Best Production Design : Alexandre Trauner

Best Director : Joseph Losey

Best Actor : Alain Delon

Best Film

Cannes International Film Festival - 1976

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1976)


Official Competition


Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1977

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1977)

Awards (3)

César Award for Best Director : Joseph Losey

César Award for Best Production Design : Alexandre Trauner

César Award for Best Film