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With Friends Like These

With Friends Like These

A Feature film by Sylvain Monod

Produced by Gemini Films

Release in France : 04/03/1998

    Synopsis

    Ivan and Serge head down to Aurillac, their home town, to stay with Ivan’s sister, Maryse. To make a bit of money, they take part in a series of dance contests along the way. They’re looking forward to meeting up with their good old buddy, Maxence. Apparently Maxence has a plan. He says they’re all going to make a packet. On the way down, they spend several nights sleeping in the car — until Richard, a young robber on the run, hijacks the car and takes them hostage.

    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Gemini Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    The Bureau Sales

    Foreign production company :

    Madragoa Filmes

    French distribution :

    Gemini Films

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    About

    I wanted to explore the friendship of a group of male characters who haven’t grown out of their teens. Mathieu Amaric is a friend of mine. It was a sort of bet to pass him off as a high class dancer. Michel Vuillermoz was a complete discovery. In a way, these professional dancers do the same job as a film-maker: they go from town to town the way we go from film to film. But the dance story and the hold-up are just subplots; the real theme of the movie is friendship. Sylvain Monod (excerpt from an article in “l’Est Républicain”, 7 May 1998)

    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Screenwriters :

    Sylvain Monod, Gérald Sibleyras, Nathalie Donnini, Philippe Rebbot

    Sound Recordist :

    Philippe Morel

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Marie-Christine Damiens

    Sound editor :

    Corinne Lapassade

    Foley artist :

    François Lepeuple

    Still Photographer :

    David Verlant

    Assistant directors :

    Éric Chabot, Patrick Roques, Emile Louis

    Director of Photography :

    Olivier Gueneau

    Production Manager :

    Philippe Saal

    Editor :

    Yann Dedet

    Production Designer :

    Mathieu Menut

    Costume designer :

    Monic Parelle

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Dominique Chouchan

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Portugal, France)

    Production year :

    1998

    French release :

    04/03/1998

    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    91.818

    Visa issue date :

    25/02/1998

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono