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Captain Conan

Captain Conan

A Feature film by Bertrand Tavernier

Produced by Little Bear, Les Films Alain Sarde

Release in France : 16/10/1996


    Somewhere in the Balkans, November 1918. The Allies' victory on the Salonika front is strengthening and consolidating their victories on other fronts. Conan played his part in it. Anyone can kill a guy, but to kill him in a way that strikes fear into the skulls of ten thousand other guys takes something special. That was the job of Conan and his gang, the forerunners of today's irregular hit squads. But when the dirty war is over they are told to hide their knives, their bloody hands, their faces, their memories of slaying, and even the medals they won. The trouble is, wars can finish overnight but the souls of warriors aren't so quick to forget the thrill of combat.

    Actors (45)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Little Bear, Les Films Alain Sarde

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Co-production :

    TF1 Films Production

    French distribution :

    Bac Films Distribution

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    International releases (14)

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    Photos (3)

    Full credits (20)

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Sarde, Frédéric Bourboulon

    Adaptation :

    Jean Cosmos

    Screenwriters :

    Jean Cosmos, Bertrand Tavernier

    Sound recordists :

    Michel Desrois, Gérard Lamps

    Production Manager :

    Yvon Crenn

    Editors :

    Luce Grünenwaldt, Laure Blancherie, Khadicha Bariha-Simsolo

    Production Designer :

    Guy-Claude François

    Foley artist :

    Jérôme Lévy

    Costume designers :

    Jacqueline Moreau, Agnès Evein

    Sound Mixer :

    Éric Tisserand

    Assistant directors :

    Pascal Guérin, Valérie Othnin-Girard

    Author of original work :

    Roger Vercel

    Director of Photography :

    Alain Choquart

    Assistant Operators :

    Jean-Marie Dreujou, Didier Frémont, Myriam Vinocour

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Eva Simonet, Nathalie Gorgon

    Continuity supervisor :

    Zoé Zurstrassen

    Music Composer :

    Oswald D'Andréa

    Construction Manager :

    François Decaux

    French Distributor :

    Jean Labadie

    Still Photographers :

    Étienne George, Jean-Marie Leroy

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    Feature film

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    War, Drama, Historical

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 10 min

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    Dolby DTS

    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections (6)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1997

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1997)

    Selection (9)

    Best Film

    Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Jean Cosmos, Bertrand Tavernier

    Best Actor : Philippe Torreton

    Best Production Design : Guy-Claude François

    Best Sound : Michel Desrois, Gérard Lamps

    Best Costume Design : Agnès Evein, Jacqueline Moreau

    Most Promising Actor : Philippe Torreton

    Most Promising Actor : Samuel Le Bihan

    Best Director : Bertrand Tavernier

    Acapulco French Film Festival - 1996

    Acapulco French Film Festival (Mexico, 1996)


    French Feature Films

    San Sebastian International Film Festival - 1996

    San Sebastian International Film Festival (Spain, 1996)


    Official Competition

    Awards (3)

    French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - 1996

    French Syndicate of Cinema Critics (1996)


    French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Price

    Delegations (3)