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Sweet War

A Feature film by Daniel Morin

Release in France : 20/05/1995

    Synopsis

    In Autumn 1985, following the accidental death of his mother, Didier, a 16 year old teenager, comes back to live with his father, Laurent, a Canadian Vietnam War veteran. This is the start of a long and perilous search for love and tenderness between a father and his son that war and its consequences parted brutally twelve years earlier.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-productions :

    DMVB Films, Les Films Christian Ardan

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions Montparnasse

    Foreign production company :

    Smac films

    French distribution :

    DMVB Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    About

    "A pleasant little film on the relationship between a father and his son that is both tender and cruel. With, in the role of the young boy, Gérald Thomassin, César for Most Promising Actor in 1991 for his performances as the teenage kidnapper in Jacques Doillon's "Le Petit criminel"."

    (Le Quotidien de Paris)

    Full credits (10)

    Screenwriter :

    Daniel Morin

    Director of Photography :

    Robert Vanherweghem

    Production managers :

    Thierry Forte, Louise Cloutier

    Editor :

    Hélène Girard

    Costume designer :

    Francine Desrosiers

    Co-producer :

    Serge Cohen-solal

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Michel Rouard

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Laurent Geissmann

    Production Designer :

    Josée Veillet

    Still Photographer :

    John Fredericks

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French

    Production year :

    1994

    French release :

    20/05/1995

    Runtime :

    1 h 20 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    81.421

    Visa issue date :

    02/09/1994

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Director