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A Feature film by Bertrand Tavernier

Produced by Little Bear

Release in France : 09/09/1992

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Little Bear

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Les Films Alain Sarde

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A police inspector more because he loves it than because it's his job, Lucien Marquet, 35, nicknamed Lulu, spends his nights and days sniffing out clues that might lead to solving cases. While most of his colleagues are home watching TV with their families, Lulu prefers hanging out in seedy squats of Paris looking for leads or with his "cousins" from Zaire. 13 years of working with the public at the 7th Division of the Investigative branch haven't dimmed his rookie-cop enthusiasm despite the thousand little hassles he has to cope with from a completely petrified administration. Then one day, sticking to an opinion against that of a superior officer, Lucian Marquet, without any further ado, is transferred to a neighborhood precinct where he is relegated to pushing a pencil around a desk...

Full credits (19)

Executive Producer :

Frédéric Bourboulon

Producer :

Alain Sarde

Director of Photography :

Alain Choquart

Sound Assistant :

Jean-Michel Chauvet

Production manager :

Christine Raspillère

Editor :

Ariane Boeglin

Continuity supervisor :

Claude Luquet

Music Composer :

Philippe Sarde

Construction Manager :

François Decaux

Still Photographers :

Laura Resen, Jacques Prayer

Assistant directors :

Karim Canama, Tristan Ganne, Albane Guilhe, Tiffany Tavernier

Screenwriters :

Michel Alexandre, Bertrand Tavernier

Sound recordists :

Michel Desrois, Gérard Lamps

Assistant Operators :

Myriam Vinocour, Didier Frémont

Press Attaché (film) :

Eva Simonet

Sound editor :

Claudine Dumoulin

Production Designer :

Guy-Claude François

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Costume designers :

Jacqueline Moreau, Agnès Evein

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Feature film

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Drama, Crime/thriller

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100% French (France)

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2 h 25 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections (3)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1993

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1993)

Selection (4)

Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Michel Alexandre, Bertrand Tavernier

Best Director : Bertrand Tavernier

Most Promising Actress : Charlotte Kady

Best Film

Venice International Film Festival  - 1992

Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1992)


Official Competition