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A Feature film by Ian Sellar

Release in France : 24/02/1993

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BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation

French distribution :

Fox France

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A young American in his twenties, Alexander Novak, has one ambition in life : to visit Prague. The reason for his joueney is to find a film extract there. This quest is Alexander's obsession. But from the moment he arrives in Prague, when he almost drowns by jumping into the river to save a stray dog, nothing happens as planned. He gets to know Elena who immediately offers him the services of Film Archive. She charms him with her sensuality and unpredictable humor. she introduces him to one of her passions : wrestling. A love story begins...

Full credits (10)

Screenwriter :

Ian Sellar

Director of Photography :

Darius Khondji

Press Attaché (film) :

Marie-Christine Malbert

Production Designer :

Jiri Matolin

Costume designer :

Evelyne Correard

Co-producer :

Claudie Ossard

Sound Recordist :

Colin Nicolson

Editor :

John Bloom

Music Composer :

Jonathan Dove

Still Photographer :

Jaromir Komarek

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Feature film

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Great Britain

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Minority French (Great Britain)

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Runtime :

1 h 28 min

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Festival Selections

Cannes International Film Festival - 1992

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1992)


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