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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

    Synopsis

    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…

    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

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (6)

    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

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1976

    French release :

    27/10/1976

    Runtime :

    2 h 3 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    41623

    Visa issue date :

    20/05/1976

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (3)

    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)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    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