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Sitcom, A Movie

A Feature film by Michel Hazanavicius

Produced by Rigolo Films 2000

Release in France : 02/06/1999


    Eric, sitcom producer and Fred the main actor of the show, wake up on morning in the same bed, with a young, dead woman lying besides them. In a panic, they decide to hide the corpse in Eric’s convertible truck until they can think of a way to dispose of the body. As the day wears on, the sitcom and their own lives claim all their attention, and neither of them makes a move…

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Rigolo Films 2000

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

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    French distribution :

    Ariane Distribution

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    "The screenplay's two facets—sitcom and thriller—make it possible to develop comic situations alongside other situations that are a good deal blacker. I wanted to combine the funny side with the emotional side in both the sitcom part and the thriller part. Furthermore, the fact of having a corpse in the car throughout the film gave all the comic scenes a different tone, creating a cruel, heavy atmosphere that hardly needed stressing."

    (Michel Hazanavicius)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Olivier Granier, Dominique Farrugia

    Director of Photography :

    Laurent Machuel

    Production Manager :

    Daniel Szuster

    Editor :

    Xavier Loutreuil

    Production Designer :

    Maamar Ech-Cheikh

    Screenwriter :

    Michel Hazanavicius

    Sound Recordist :

    Didier Saïn

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Alexandra Schamis, Blanche Aurore Duault

    Continuity supervisor :

    Caroline Saillo

    Costume designer :

    Hadjira Ben-Rahou

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 37 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

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