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Modern Life

Modern Life

A Feature film by Laurence Ferreira Barbosa

Produced by Gemini Films

Release in France : 01/03/2000

    Synopsis

    A woman who wants to have a baby, a teenager in search of herself, a man who appears to have lost everything... Because each one has their own story to tell. What does it matter that these storeis don't recieve top billing: a story is life. For this life to become " the story " we must simply seize the flame that fires us, the being within. Sharpen our gaze, render visible that which, in these hectic modern times of ours, we tend to forget: life.

    Actors (28)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Gemini Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    The Bureau Sales

    Co-productions :

    Les Films du Camélia, STUDIOCANAL, Light Night

    French distribution :

    Gemini Films

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    About

    Mixing genres opens new perspectives, which I find exciting. I like to walk on the edge, off-balance. But only if the genres aren’t too codified, so that you can play with them and bend them. If I can’t break free of them, I’m not interested. Serendipity should always play a role. I’m not so much interested in conforming to the mold of a genre film as I am in playing on atmosphere and viewpoints, in combining aloofness, humor, emotion, and detachment. That’s the way I understand and recount things. I don’t like things to be too straightforward.

    Laurence Ferreira Barbosa, Director

    Full credits (21)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Screenwriters :

    Laurence Ferreira Barbosa, Yvonne Kerouedan, Bruno Guiblet

    Director of Photography :

    Christophe Beaucarne

    Sound Assistant :

    Philippe Donnefort

    Production Manager :

    Stéphane Riga

    Editor :

    Yann Dedet

    Assistant editor :

    Marie Da Costa

    Production Designer :

    Yves Fournier

    Foley artist :

    Nicolas Becker

    Sound Mixer :

    Hans Kunzi

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Dominique Chouchan

    Assistant director :

    Valérie Megard

    Voice :

    Philippe Rebbot

    Sound Recordist :

    Henri Maïkoff

    Assistant Operators :

    Guillaume Deffontaines, Ursula Sigon

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Agnès Chabot

    Sound editor :

    Marie-France Poulizac

    Continuity supervisor :

    Bénédicte Darblay

    Music Composer :

    Faton Cahen

    Costume designer :

    Nathalie Raoul

    Still photographers :

    Moune Jamet, Nathalie Eno

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Switzerland

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Switzerland)

    Production year :

    2000

    French release :

    01/03/2000

    Runtime :

    2 h

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    94.311

    Visa issue date :

    11/02/2000

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR