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Tout le monde n'a pas eu la chance d'avoir des parents communistes

A Feature film by Jean-Jacques Zilbermann

Produced by Salomé

Release in France : 01/12/1993


    Paris, September 1958. Irene is a devoted and fervent Communist activist. Her husband Bernard, who sells shoes, is not. Irene's political activity within the Party make her an independent woman. Which inevitably sparks jelousy in Bernard, as well as admiration. They love each other, but political activism and family life don't always go together. They have one son, Leon, and also share the house with Charlot, Irene's uncle. The year 1958 is a turning point for Irene and her family. Bernard's shoes store goes bankrupt and he becomes a delivary man for a department store. Meanwhile, Charles De Gaulle has returned to the political stage with a new constitution for France, which is submitted to a national referendum. Irene makes the issue a personal affair, and she and her comrades campaign vigorously for a "No" vote. Yet another event will dsirupt the family's life : the Red Army Choir comes to Paris, bringing with it the soloist Ivan, who has a fateful encounter with Irene...

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    Executive Producer :

    Maurice Bernart

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Jacques Zilbermann, Nicolas Boukhrief

    Director of Photography :

    Bruno Delbonnel

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Marie-Josée Di Tullio, Anne Ropars

    Production Assistant :

    Florence Leonnet

    Art director :

    Ana Montañana Alba

    Costume designer :

    Fabienne Katany

    Still Photographer :

    Bernard Prim

    Line Producer :

    Alain Centonze

    Co-producer :

    Luciano Gloor

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Lorrain

    Editor :

    Joële Van Effenterre

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Vincent Puzos

    Music Composer :

    Serge Franklin

    French Distributor :

    Jean Labadie

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    Switzerland, Hungary, Germany

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    Majority French (Switzerland, Hungary, Germany)

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    1 h 30 min

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