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The Happiest Place on Earth

The Happiest Place on Earth

A Feature film by Marcel Bluwal

Produced by Septembre Productions

Release in France : 28/04/1999


    Occupied France, 1942. Encouraged by the pro-Nazi French government, a movie producer sets out to make a film on Jean Mermoz, the legendary flying ace whose feats stir every schoolboy's heart. An actor who resembles Mermoz is cast for the part. Days before the movie wraps, the actor is caught in a roundup and ends up post-synching his role through the barbwire of a concentration camp.

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    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Septembre Productions

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    Co-productions :

    France 2 Cinéma, Bavaria Film Gmbh

    French distribution :

    Warner Bros. (France)

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    Full credits (11)

    Adaptation :

    Jean-Claude Grumberg

    Director of Photography :

    Philippe Pavans de Cecatty

    Production Manager :

    Yves Dutheil

    Editor :

    Anna Ruiz

    Music Composer :

    Antoine Duhamel

    Location Manager :

    Guillaume Favreau

    Screenwriters :

    Marcel Bluwal, Jean-Claude Grumberg

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Louis Richet

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Nicole Sonneville

    Production Designers :

    Catherine Bluwal, Pierre Voisin

    Costume designer :

    Catherine Gorne-Achdjian

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Germany

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Germany)

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    Runtime :

    2 h

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