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The Divine Comedy

A Feature film by Manoel de Oliveira

Produced by Gemini Films

Release in France : 15/04/1992

    Synopsis

    La Divine Comédie, the film, is a very specific Rhistorical reflectionS that has nothing on the surface to do with DanteUs Divina Commédia. But deeper down, we can definitely talk about a link in that the ques tions of good, evil, sin and holiness are dealt with, although the film about Hades, Purgatory and Paradise all belong to our world. The story takes place in a modern-day insane asylum. Although pur sued by their individual obsessions, the characters mix and mingle lucidly in their hallucinations...

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Gemini Films

    Co-production :

    2001 Audiovisuel

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Metropolis film

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Dialogue Writer :

    Manoel de Oliveira

    Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Co-producer :

    Claude-Éric Poiroux

    Sound recordist :

    Gita Cerveira

    Editors :

    Valérie Loiseleux, Manoel de Oliveira

    Production Designers :

    Maria-José Branco, Ze Branco

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Paul Loublier

    Assistant Director :

    José Maria Vaz Da Silva

    Authors of original work :

    Fiodor Dostoïevski, Friedrich Nietzsche, José Régio

    Screenwriter :

    Manoel de Oliveira

    Director of Photography :

    Ivan Kozelka

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Bruno Barde, Corinne de Bury

    Continuity supervisor :

    Júlia Buisel

    Costume designer :

    Jasmin Matos (de)

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    Portuguese

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, France, Switzerland

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Portugal, France, Switzerland)

    Production year :

    1992

    French release :

    15/04/1992

    Runtime :

    2 h 20 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    74930

    Visa issue date :

    19/03/1992

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1991

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1991)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards