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A Feature film by Andrew Piddington

Produced by Km films, Productions Belles Rives

Production year : 1992


    1962. Major James Prentis V.C., a war hero now living in Portugal, holds a party to celebrate the publication of his memoirs entitled "Shuttlecock". Major Prentis's son John, has travelled out specially from London for the occasion. Inexplicably Major James Prentis suffers a nervous breakdown. suddenly John finds himself forced to commit his father to an asylum, run by an old war comrade - Dr Quinn. John returns to London - to his wife and their two sons. He resumes his mundane job as a Scotland Yard archivist, obsessed by the need to find the key to his behavior, he begins to read "Shuttlecock"...

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Km films, Productions Belles Rives

    Foreign production company :

    Film Four Channel

    Associate producer :

    Les Films Christian Ardan

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    Photos (2)

    Full credits (5)

    Screenwriter :

    Tim Rose Price

    Editor :

    John Costelloe

    Costume designer :

    Anne Laugardière (de)

    Director of Photography :

    Denis Lenoir

    Music Composer :

    Jan Garbarek

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    Great Britain, France

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (Great Britain, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 22 min

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