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I, Bajou

I, Bajou

A Feature film by Ariel Zeïtoun

Produced by Odessa Films, Partner's Production

Release in France : 27/10/1993


    Bajou, raised a small town in Tunisia during the French protectorate and the early days of independence, is determined to make his mark on the world. Right from childhood, Bajou was convinced that there are two sorts of men in the world - those to whom the Good Lord has granted everything, and everyone else. Bajou considers himself to be one of the latter, who, precisely because of this absence of divine attention, are entitled to do everything and anything. So Bajou, in cahoots with his cousin Marcel, sets out to become "somebody".
    Bajou is ready to do whaterever it takes to succeed. Betraying bosses in order to win promotion, bying the woman he wants for a wife, lying, covering-up, manipulating. Anyhting provided that Bajou and his family prosper, and make their way in the world...

    Actors (19)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Odessa Films, Partner's Production

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    Co-productions :

    STUDIOCANAL, France 2 Cinéma, A.J.O Distribution, Cerito Films

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    Full credits (18)

    Executive Producers :

    Ariel Zeïtoun, Yannick Bernard

    Screenwriter :

    Ariel Zeïtoun

    Sound recordists :

    Guillaume Sciama, Faouzi Thabet

    Camera operators :

    Jean-Marc Bringuier, Jacques Monge

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Dominique Segall, Isabelle Sauvanon

    Assistant editor :

    Brigitte Chanteloube

    Production Designer :

    Bernard Vezat

    Stunt performer :

    Guy Di Rigo

    Sound Mixer :

    Bruno Tarrière

    Associate Producer :

    Tarak Ben Ammar

    Director of Photography :

    Éric Gautier

    Assistant Operator :

    Stéphane Fontaine

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Claude Bourlat

    Editor :

    Hugues Darmois

    Continuity supervisor :

    Lili Gion

    Music Composer :

    Goran Bregovic

    Costume designer :

    Édith Vesperini

    Still Photographer :

    David Koskas

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Childhood, Exile

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    2 h 25 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections (2)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1994

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1994)

    Selection (2)

    Best Supporting Actor : Thomas Langmann

    Best Actor : Michel Boujenah