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Deep in My Heart - Germaine and Benjamin

Deep in My Heart - Germaine and Benjamin

A Feature film by Jacques Doillon

Produced by GMT Productions

Release in France : 28/09/1994


    1794, During the French Revolution : Benjamin Constant meets Germaine de Staël and falls madly in love with her. He has the spirit of a young writer, weighed down by the hardships of life. Germaine, daughter of a wellknown figure, is one of the most brilliant woman of the century. Early on, Germaine lutes against Benjamin's love and only admits ot admiring his spirit. But, little by little, a violent and indispensable passion bonds them together. The two lovers continue to love one another and to struggle against this love for a period of twenty years. Season after season they meet and bask in each other's company. These intimate moments are at times ambivalent, but never lack in obstinance and passion.

    Actors (17)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    GMT Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Studio Babelsberg

    French distribution :

    Rezo Films

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Pierre Guérin

    Executive Producer :

    Béatrice Caufman

    Director of Photography :

    William Lubtchansky

    Production managers :

    Hervé Duhamel, Christophe Valette

    Editor :

    François Duffaud

    Costume designer :

    Anaïs Romand

    Adaptation :

    Jacques Doillon

    Screenwriter :

    Jean-Francois Goyet

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Pierre Duret

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Agnès Chabot

    Production Designer :

    Anaïs Romand

    Still Photographer :

    Lola Doillon

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Historical

    Themes :

    Love, Literature, History

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    Coproducer countries :

    Germany, France

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (Germany, France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 4 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1994

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1994)


    Special Screening