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Innocent Lies

A Feature film by Patrick Dewolf

Produced by Septième Production

Release in France : 09/08/1995


    Following the death of a colleague, Alan cross, an inspector with Scotland Yard, arrives in a small French port in September 1938 as the threat of war looms large. He encounters Celia Graves, a dangerously charming and disturbing beauty with a sinister smile. On investigating her past, he discovers a series of mysterious murders. By the time Cross realizes that Celia is at the heart of them, she is already in his arms...

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Septième Production

    Foreign production company :

    Umbrella Films

    French distributors :

    Polygram, Wild Bunch Distribution

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    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Polygram Film International

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    "In "Innocent Lies", Patrick Dewolf took his inspiration from Agatha Christie and distorted her work by adding (or revealing a hidden side to her novels ?) violent sensuality and venomous eroticism. Then, using a particularly versatile plot, he darkened the characters to suit the historic context of 1938 and so obtain a modern interpretation of the famous writer's works."
    (Philippe Guez - Producer)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Philippe Guez

    Co-producer :

    Philippe Carcassonne

    Sound Recordist :

    Yvan Scharrock

    Press Attaché (film) :

    François Hassan Guerrar

    Music Composer :

    Alexandre Desplat

    Screenwriters :

    Kerry Crabbe, Patrick Dewolf

    Director of Photography :

    Patrick Blossier

    Production managers :

    Richard Lalonde, Daniel Delume

    Editors :

    Chris Wimble, Joëlle Hache

    Costume designer :

    Tom Rand

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Great Britain

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (France, Great Britain)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 27 min

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