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A la Mode

A la Mode

A Feature film by Remy Duchemin

Produced by BBD Production, Lili Productions

Release in France : 22/09/1993


    Characters from fairy tales can be found on city streets, in an orphanage or a tailor's workshop. Yet the story of Fausto Barbarico starts off badly when, at the age of seventeen, he loses his parents and is plunged headlong into a rough and difficult world. But Fausto has a gift: he can turn the most desperate situation to his advantage. He makes a friend at the orphanage: his confidant and brother, fat Raymond, the tender-hearted "pétomane" who swears by his new buddy Fausto. No sooner does Fausto start working as an apprentice than he finds a second father in his boss Mietek Breslawer, the hunchbacked Jewish tailor who tells such marvelous stories and wields the scissors so skillfully. And the colourful neighbours adopt Fausto as their lucky mascot thanks to the flamboyant costumes he creates. Just like in all fairy-tales, the orphan will end up with everything: love, firendship, a family talent and renown... We can always dream, even at the end of the 20th Century...

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    BBD Production, Lili Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    France tv distribution

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Amorces Diffusion

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    Full credits (18)

    Executive Producer :

    Joël Foulon

    Author of original work :

    Richard Morgiève

    Director of Photography :

    Yves Lafaye

    Sound Assistant :

    Ludovic Hénault

    Camera Operator :

    Dominique Bouilleret

    Editor :

    Maryline Monthieux

    Assistant editors :

    Valérie Brégaint, Catherine Buisson

    Production Designers :

    Gilbert Druart, Jean-Pierre Fouillet, Jacques Wieber

    Costume designers :

    Philippe Guillotel, Annie Périer

    Assistant directors :

    Badreddine Mokrani, Jérôme Navarro

    Screenwriters :

    Richard Morgiève, Remy Duchemin

    Sound recordists :

    Michel Kharat, Thierry Delor

    Assistant Operators :

    Patrick Allombert, Norbert Scanella

    Production manager :

    Christine de Jekel

    Sound editor :

    Sylvie Gadmer

    Continuity supervisor :

    Jocelyne Rivière

    Music Composer :

    Denis Barbier

    Still Photographer :

    Perrine Le Maignan

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    Feature film

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    Romantic comedy

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 21 min

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