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Love Tangles

Love Tangles

A Feature film by Olivier Péray

Produced by K'ien Productions

Release in France : 11/03/1998

    Synopsis

    Lionel has a way with women. His sexual exploits make his friends jealous. One of them, Alain, challenges him to seduce a beautiful woman picked at random, fall in love with her and spend a night with her — but abstain from making love. Claire is the chosen victim. Behind Claire’s prim and proper façade there lurks a vigorous, demanding sexuality in full bloom. The self-control that Lionel struggles to maintain to win his bet begins to intrigue her. She decides to take the offensive. As Alain tells it to young Sophie on a café terrace three years later, the cautionary tale of Lionel affably gives the lie to a range of popular prejudices about virility and male sexuality.

    Actors (17)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    K'ien Productions

    Foreign production companies :

    Igeldo Kommunikazioa, Ventura Film

    French distribution :

    AB International Distribution

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    About

    To tell a story about female desire and male sexual fragility, I felt I had to take a humorous line, so long as I stayed within the bounds of credibility and made sure that the characters never appeared artificial. We’re a long way from the belly-laughs that some comedies provoke, but we’re also far from opposite extreme of the serious film with a message. Ideally, I would like people to feel that “Love Tangles” is a delicate mixture of emotion and funniness, depth and lightness — a film that has something to say but says it with a smile. (Eric Assous, co-scriptwriter - excerpt from press kit)

    Full credits (18)

    Executive Producer :

    David Kodsi

    Adaptation :

    Olivier Péray

    Line Producer :

    Jan Vasak

    Director of Photography :

    Carlo Varini

    Assistant Operator :

    Isabelle Dumas

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Vanessa Jerrom

    Sound editor :

    Corinne Rozenberg

    Production Designer :

    Guiseppe Ponturo

    Sound mixers :

    Dominique Dalmasso, Corinne Rozenberg

    Assistant Director :

    Gilles Balézeaux

    Associate Producer :

    Dominique Ambiel

    Screenwriters :

    Éric Assous, Olivier Péray

    Sound Recordist :

    Dominique Levert

    Production Manager :

    Sylvestre Guarino

    Editor :

    Anna Ruiz

    Continuity supervisor :

    Josiane Morand

    Music Composer :

    David François Moreau

    Still Photographer :

    David Verlant

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Switzerland, Spain

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Switzerland, Spain)

    Production year :

    1998

    French release :

    11/03/1998

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    88.772

    Visa issue date :

    14/11/1997

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Posters (1)

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    Festival Selections (2)

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1999

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1999)

    Awards

    César Award for Most Promising Actor : Bruno Putzulu

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