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Bitter Moon

Bitter Moon

A Feature film by Roman Polanski

Produced by Les Films Alain Sarde

Release in France : 23/09/1992

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Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Les Films Alain Sarde

Foreign production company :

Burrill Productions Ltd

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Co-production :

RP Productions

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A cruise liner carries a British couple, Nigel and Fiona, towards Istanbul. TheyUre a handsome couple, but a little RuptightS and theyUre on their way to India, hoping to give their marriage a new lease of life with the help of oriental mysticism. During the crossing, Nigel allows himself to be cornered by an individual in a wheel-chair who invites him to his cabin. The invalid, a strange and sarcastic American called Oscar, starts telling the story of his lifeUs passion with its tragic and self-destructive side-effects...

Full credits (23)

Executive Producer :

Alain Sarde

Author of original work :

Pascal Bruckner

Line Producer :

Robert Benmussa

Co-producers :

Robert Benmussa, Timothy Burrill

Sound Recordist :

Daniel Brisseau

Press Attaché (film) :

Laurence Granec

Sound editors :

Roberto Garzelli, Laurent Quaglio

Production Designers :

Willy Holt, Gérard Viard

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Casting :

Françoise Menidrey

Sound Mixer :

Jean-François Auger

Location Manager :

Jean-Marc Abbou

Assistant directors :

Eric Bartonio, Emmanuel Booz, Patrick Boshart, Michel Cheyko

Producers :

Roman Polanski, Alain Sarde

Screenwriters :

Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach, John Brownjohn

Director of Photography :

Tonino Delli Colli

Production Manager :

Daniel Szuster

Editor :

Hervé de Luze

Continuity supervisor :

Sylvette Baudrot

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Stunt performer :

Jean-Louis Airola

Costume designer :

Jackie Budin

Still Photographers :

François Duhamel, Étienne George

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Feature film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama

Production language :

English, French

Coproducer countries :

Great Britain, France, United States

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Majority French (Great Britain, France, United States)

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Runtime :

2 h 18 min

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