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Walking a Tightrope

Walking a Tightrope

A Feature film by Nico Papatakis

Produced by Paris Classics Productions

Release in France : 08/01/1992

    Synopsis

    Marcel Spadice, author, poet and playwright, is fascinated by the circus which is a source of inspiration for him. With the help of his friend, Hélène Lagache, he manages to seduce a ring-attendant, Franz-Ali Aoussine, who dreams of becoming a star of the tightrope. Marcel takes over the young man's training and imposes a steel-like discipline on him. Franz-Ali submits to the Master's demands, risking his life in the process...

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Paris Classics Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Humbert Balsan

    Dialogue Writer :

    Nico Papatakis

    Screenwriter :

    Nico Papatakis

    Sound Recordist :

    Laurent Lafran

    Assistant Editor :

    Frédéric Krettly

    Music Composer :

    Bruno Coulais

    Sound Mixer :

    Gérard Rousseau

    Assistant directors :

    Christophe Marillier, Fred Nicolas

    Associate Producer :

    Simon Simsi

    Director of Photography :

    William Lubtchansky

    Editor :

    Delphine Desfons

    Production Designers :

    Gisèle Cavali, Sylvie Deldon, Nikos Meletopoulos

    Costume designers :

    Christian Gasc, Ève-Marie Arnault

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1991

    French release :

    08/01/1992

    Runtime :

    2 h

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    74982

    Visa issue date :

    10/01/1992

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1991

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1991)

    Selection

    Official Competition