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Black For Remembrance

Black For Remembrance

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Mocky

Produced by Odessa Films

Release in France : 09/08/1995


    The first minutes of the film bind its characters to the ghosts of the past. One evening, a clown carries off little Garance. The only witness to Garance's kidnapping, another little girl, refuses to say what she has seen so as to get her revenge on Garance who had dared to wear the same dress as her.

    Actors (17)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Odessa Films

    Foreign production companies :

    Les Productions JMH, Bioskop Film

    Co-productions :

    Koala Films, M6 Films, France 2 Cinéma

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    "From "Les Dragueurs" (1959) to "Black For Remembrance" (1995), Jean-Pierre Mocky has had an iconoclastic and coherent career, marked by a refusal of established order, as well as a stubborn willingness to create a body of work that defies classification, whatever the subject, actors or production. Mocky, the troublemaker of French cinema, with his failings and mistakes, remains the most disobedient creator (in the noble meaning of the word) in our national cinema, both in form and content. With "Black For Remembrance", he enters a field where no one expected him : the world of the supernatural thriller. This dreamlike tale unfolds in an imaginary land where the deal rear up all around, under the implacable eye of a Mocky portraying a society consumed by corruption, sex and money."
    (Eric Le Roy, Head of the restoration and collection access programme with the National Film Office archives, former assistant of Jean-Pierre Mocky)

    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Yannick Bernard

    Author of original work :

    Carlène Thompson

    Director of Photography :

    Edmond Richard

    Sound Assistant :

    Christophe Giovannoni

    Editors :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky, Xavier Loutreuil, Bruno Zincone

    Production Designer :

    Ivan Niclass

    Costume designers :

    Anne Schotte, Bruno Zincone

    Assistant directors :

    Christophe Bier, Eric Fourniols

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky, André Ruellan

    Sound Recordist :

    François Musy

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Mounia Baïnouti

    Assistant editor :

    Lola Doillon

    Music Composer :

    Gabriel Yared

    French distributor :

    Amel Lacombe

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    Feature film

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    Film noir

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    Coproducer countries :

    Switzerland, Germany, France

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (Switzerland, Germany, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

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