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The Butterfly Hunt

The Butterfly Hunt

A Feature film by Otar Iosseliani

Produced by Pierre Grise Productions

Release in France : 04/11/1992

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Executive Producer :

Pierre Grise Productions

Foreign production companies :

Best international films, Metropolis Filmproduktion

French distribution :

Pierre Grise Distribution

Co-productions :

Sodaperaga, France 3 Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :

Celluloid Dreams

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Present-day France : Two very old ladies live in a very old chateau. It is very big and very dilapidated, but still contains a lot of precious furniture and objects. One is the owner, the other is not, but both women are lively, funny, swift and energetic. All day long they observe and listen, on the radio or with their walkman, to today's strange and worrying events of war, disaster, chaos, ideological conflict, fanaticism, violence, and terrorism. The news seems to get worse day by day - the ladies become increasingly bewildered and odd. Just where will it all lead ?...

Full credits (18)

Executive Producer :

Martine Marignac

Screenwriter :

Otar Iosseliani

Co-producers :

Luciano Gloor, Pierre-André Boutang, Guy Seligmann

Sound recordists :

Holger Gimpel, Alix Comte, Gérard Lamps, Axel Arft

Production Manager :

Pierre Wallon

Editors :

Otar Iosseliani, Nathalie Alquier, Ursula West, Jocelyne Ruiz

Continuity supervisor :

Lydie Mahias

Art directors :

Hervé Lasseron, Léonard Vindry

Costume designer :

Charlotte David

Associate Producer :

Maurice Tinchant

Foreign producers :

Luciano Gloor, Ettore Rosboch

Director of Photography :

William Lubtchansky

Assistant Operator :

Nicolas Eprendre

Press Attaché (film) :

Laurence Granec

Sound editors :

Pascale Aubaret, Anne-Marie L'Hôte

Production Designer :

Emmanuel de Chauvigny

Music Composer :

Nicolas Zourabichvili

Sound Mixer :

Gérard Lamps

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Feature film

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Germany, Italy, France

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Majority French (Germany, Italy, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 55 min

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