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L'Entraînement du champion avant la course

L'Entraînement du champion avant la course

A Feature film by Bernard Favre

Produced by Productions de Flandres, Productions Belles Rives, Société Générale de Gestion Cinématographique (SGGC), Parma Films, Les Films Christian Ardan

Release in France : 29/05/1991

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 Fabrice (Richard Berry) is an otherwise brutish truck driver who loves the disciplines involved in bicycle racing. He's no champion and doesn't appear to care much whether he wins any or not. In the crowded spaces of his world, the aloneness that comes with being a racer in training affords him a much-needed solitude and peace of mind. It's probably best for the people around him, too. In fact, it would be good if he could remain on his bike forever, because his nearly insane fear and distrust of others leads him to some pretty obnoxious behavior, especially with the women in his life.

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Executive Producer :

Paul Giovanni

Author of original work :

Michel Deutsch

Screenwriter :

Bernard Favre

Sound Recordist :

Roger Di Ponio

Sound Editor :

Philippe Donnefort

Production Designer :

Ivan Maussion

Casting :

Nathalie Chéron

Sound Mixer :

Jean-Paul Loublier

Assistant Director :

Serge Onteniente

Associate producers :

Christian Ardan, Jean-Bernard Fetoux

Director of Photography :

Michel Amathieu

Editor :

Emmanuelle Thibault

Continuity supervisor :

Nathalie Vierny

Music Composers :

Patrick Ardan, Frédéric Porte

Costume designer :

Anne Schotte

Still Photographers :

Jeanne Louise Bulliard, Jean-Pierre Fizet

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Feature film

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Sport , Murder

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100% French (France)

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1 h 20 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cannes International Film Festival - 1991

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1991)


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