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The Birth of Love

The Birth of Love

A Feature film by Philippe Garrel

Produced by Why Not Productions

Release in France : 22/09/1993


    Paul and Marcus are buddies. Paul has kids, Marcus doesn't.
    Marcus loves Hélène, his girlfriend. Paul loves Ulrika, but she doesn't love him, so he stays with Fanchon out of love for the children.
    Paul is an actor. Marcus is supposed to be a writer, but he no longer writes, he just thinks. Hélène leaves him, and Marcus feels bereft.
    Marcus wants to get Hélène back, whereas Paul only wants to hold onto the kids. Will Marcus salvage his relationship with Hélène ? And Paul ? Can he reconcile love for his kids with a new romantic love ?

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Why Not Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Vega Film

    French distribution :

    Wild Bunch Distribution

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

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    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    Pascal Caucheteux

    Screenwriters :

    Philippe Garrel, Marc Cholodenko, Muriel Cerf

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Agnès Chabot

    Music Composer :

    John Cale

    Sound mixers :

    Alain Garnier, François Musy

    Location Manager :

    Cyrille Bragnier

    Sound recordists :

    Denis Martin, Pierre-Alain Besse, Jean-Pierre Ruh

    Director of Photography :

    Raoul Coutard

    Editors :

    Sophie Coussein, Yann Dedet, Nathalie Hubert, Alexandra Strauss

    Costume designer :

    Laura Travelli

    Still Photographer :

    Jean-Claude Lother

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    Feature film

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    France, Switzerland

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Switzerland)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

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