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L'Annonce faite à Marius

L'Annonce faite à Marius

A Feature film by Harmel Sbraire

Release in France : 28/01/1998

    Synopsis

    Marius, a young West Indian guy recently arrived in Paris, can’t find enough work to live on so he reluctantly accepts a job as a human lab rat, testing new medicines. There he meets Professor Migeon, a renowned obstetrician who runs the laboratory and also conducts obscure research in a disused clinic. Marius turns out to be the Professor’s ideal guinea pig. Without telling him, he implants “a synthetic embryo in the fatty tissue layer” of Marius’s peritoneum. Marius is trapped.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-productions :

    STUDIOCANAL, France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Rezo Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    STUDIOCANAL

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    About

    “L’annonce faite à Marius” is a comedy which addresses a very topical issue. In “genetic manipulation”, the crucial word is “manipulation”. The film is primarily a realistic comedy of feelings in which the Absurd and a grating sense of humour are the key components. (Harmel Sbraire - excerpt from press kit)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Louis Monthieux

    Director of Photography :

    Pascal Lagriffoul

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Laura Gouadain

    Production Designer :

    Christian Marti

    Costume designers :

    Christine Guégan, Eric Perron

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Harmel Sbraire, Jackie Berroyer

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Aubouy

    Editor :

    Sylvie Gadmer

    Music Composer :

    3ème Oeil

    Still Photographer :

    Guy Ferrandis

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1998

    French release :

    28/01/1998

    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    87.548

    Visa issue date :

    05/12/1997

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66