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Tout est calme

Tout est calme

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Mocky

Produced by Lonely Pictures

Release in France : 12/01/2000


    We're in a lovely little town deep in the heart of Europe. It's invisible from the highway, hard to find. No factories, pollution, only 200 inhabitants. Long live Ecology. Right, but when I arrived, without really intending to, and I saw the peaceful farmers on their tractors beside teenagers practicing armed combat, lovely women with eleven hits under their belts… Well, when I learned that these fine hicks are contract killers, knocking off the highfliers of the world, all those who've died in mysterious circumstances, from Henry IV, Lincoln, Kennedy, right up to Pope John-Paul I, when I learned that, I was scared stiff and never quite recovered… Particularly when I fell madly in love with Pauline, Killer Numero Uno. And believe me, the Mafia are choirboys compared to this crew! And what if all the unexplained deaths since 1614 (Ravaillac assassinates Henri IV) were the work of an anonymous brotherhood who looked exactly like you, dear honest citizens?

    Actors (25)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Lonely Pictures

    French distribution :

    Carlotta Films


    Young actors have slim résumés. I choose them on the basis of auditions, or for a special physique that I’m looking for. As far as I’m concerned, after having seen so many young actors take their first steps (Brigitte Bardot, Claudia Cardinale, Michèle Mercier and Alain Delon), I think my actors display the same qualities and faults as their glorious predecessors. I think they’ll make something of it. In any case, I’ve done what I could for them.

    Jean-Pierre Mocky, director

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (12)

    Assistant directors :

    Marc Ligez, Guillaume Subst

    Author of original work :

    William Judson

    Sound Recordist :

    Luc Perini

    Assistant Operators :

    Fabien Benzaquen, Michel Gallois

    Editors :

    Camille Caporal, Jean-Pierre Mocky

    Music Composer :

    Éric Demarsan

    Adaptation :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky, Philippe Piazzo

    Director of Photography :

    Edmond Richard

    Sound Assistant :

    Arnaud Julien

    Camera Operator :

    Pierre Benzrihem

    Production Designer :

    Kim Nezzar

    Costume designer :

    Martine Henry

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Film noir

    Themes :

    Mystery, Murder

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 20 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    FIFF - 1999

    FIFF (Belgium, 1999)


    Special Progams