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IP5: The Island of Pachyderms

IP5: The Island of Pachyderms

A Feature film by Jean-Jacques Beineix

Produced by Gaumont, Cargo Films

Release in France : 12/06/1992

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Gaumont, Cargo Films

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Tony and Jockey are driving across France with some thirty luminous garden dwarfs - the make-believe symbols of a certain suburban France - in the back of their van. Tony is a younger tagger whose dream is to one day "tag" a Concorde jet or the Eiffel Tower. Jockey's ambitions are humbler, he longs to see snow. But their trip is cut short when Tony is overcome by the irresistable urge to give up the van and the dwarfs to return to Toulouse and Gloria, the nurse he'd met the night before and fallen madly in love with. That night Tony and Jockey steal a car. The only problem is that an old man is sleeping in the back seat. Leon Marcel is a traveler who criss-crosses France with a pack on his back and a rusty old lüger with two bullets in the chamber. Who are the bullets for ? What is he looking for ?

Full credits (21)

Executive Producers :

Jean-Jacques Beineix, Nicolas Seydoux, Alain Poiré

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Jean-Jacques Beineix, Jacques Forgeas

Director of Photography :

Jean-François Robin

Sound Assistant :

Xavier Griette

Production Manager :

Jérôme Chalou

Editor :

Joëlle Hache

Assistant editors :

Katya Chelli, Maryline Monthieux, Clara Ott

Production Designer :

Dan Weil

Foley artist :

Pascal Chauvin

Costume designer :

Emmanuelle Steunou

Still Photographer :

Laura Resen

Assistant Director :

Pierre Minot

Screenwriter :

Jacques Forgeas

Sound Recordist :

Pierre Befve

Assistant Operators :

Nathalie Chassang, Germain Desmoulins

Press Attaché (film) :

Gabrielle Mairesse

Sound Editor :

Jean Gargonne

Continuity supervisor :

Bénédicte Kermadec

Music Composer :

Gabriel Yared

Casting :

Gérard Moulevrier

Sound mixers :

Jean Gargonne, Dominique Hennequin

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Feature film

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Ageing, Fraud, Friendship

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

1 h 59 min

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Dolby A

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