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The Children Thief

The Children Thief

A Feature film by Christian de Chalonge

Produced by Starlet Film, G.I.C.A., Dean Film, Ciné 5

Release in France : 25/09/1991

    Synopsis

    Although he was once a colonel in Argentina, Colonel Philemon Bigua is now a wealthy exile living in Paris with his beloved wife, who has been unable to bear children. To fill this void in their lives, he feeds and clothes abandoned children, raising them in his mansion as if they were his own. No one objects to this behavior, and they live pleasantly and enjoyably together. Things grow considerably more animated when a stage magician places his very attractive daughter in the colonel's household, which stirs a lively romantic interest from his boys and from the great man himself.

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Starlet Film, G.I.C.A., Dean Film, Ciné 5

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films de l'Astre

    Foreign production company :

    Lotus Films

    French distribution :

    Les Films Ariane

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    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Sergio Gobbi

    Author of original work :

    Jules Supervielle

    Foreign producers :

    Pio Angeletti, Adriano de Micheli

    Sound recordist :

    Alix Comte

    Production Manager :

    Yvon Crenn

    Production Designer :

    Yves Brover

    Costume designer :

    Cécile Balme

    Assistant directors :

    Thomas Briat, Emmanuel Finkiel

    Screenwriters :

    Dominique Garnier, Christian de Chalonge

    Director of Photography :

    Bernard Zitzermann

    Sound Assistant :

    Pierre Tucat

    Editors :

    Anita Fernandez, Christiane Lack

    Music Composer :

    Luis Llach

    Sound Mixer :

    Vincent Arnardi

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, Spain, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, Spain, France)

    Production year :

    1991

    French release :

    25/09/1991

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    76256

    Visa issue date :

    25/09/1991

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color