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The Medic / Prelude to Apocalypse

The Medic / Prelude to Apocalypse

A Feature film by Pierre Granier-Deferre

Produced by Les Films 21, Adel Productions

Release in France : 27/10/1979


    Jean-Marie (Alain Delon) has a successful surgery practice in Paris when his marriage crumbles and he is sent to operate in a field hospital, in an unspecified war zone in Europe. He is driven up the wall by Harmony (Veronique Jannot) an attractive assistant whose sunny disposition grates on the surgeon's nerves, or at least, on the one he has left. Then he discovers that Harmony is suffering from an incurable disease and the pathos begins...

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    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films 21, Adel Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Ecta Filmproduktion

    French distribution :

    Cinema International Corporation (CIC)

    Co-production :

    Antenne 2

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films

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    Full credits (16)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Terzian

    Adaptation :

    Pascal Jardin

    Producers :

    Alain Delon, Sylvio Tabet, Alain Terzian

    Director of Photography :

    Claude Renoir

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean Harnois

    Editor :

    Jean Ravel

    Production Designer :

    Maurice Sergent

    Costume designer :

    Marie-Françoise Perochon

    Assistant directors :

    Denys Granier-Deferre, Patrick Jaquillard

    Author of original work :

    Jean Freustié

    Screenwriters :

    Pascal Jardin, Pierre Granier-Deferre

    Sound recordists :

    Pierre Davoust, Jean Labussière

    Production Manager :

    Henri Jaquillard

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Still Photographer :

    Victor Rodrigue

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Drama, War

    Themes :

    Science fiction/Futuristic, Medicine

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    Coproducer countries :

    Germany, France

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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