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A Feature film by Manoel de Oliveira

Produced by Gemini Films

Release in France : 12/09/2001


    Gilbert Valence is a stage actor.
    His talent and long career have earned him the greatest of roles. He’s presently performing the role of Béranger the First in “Exit the King” by Ionesco. One night, at the end of a performance, tragedy enters his life; his agent and old friend, Georges, informs him that his wife, daughter and son-in-law have been killed in a car accident.
    Time goes by, life gets back on track. Gilbert Valence now divides his time between his grandson, who he adores, and the theater, where he’s always in demand.
    He’s now performing the role of Prospero, Shakespeare’s hero in “The Tempest”.
    He’s taken up his former habits: the morning coffee and newspaper at the bar, rehearsals and performances. He even fascinates the young actress who’s at his side every night performing the role of Miranda. But he no longer has the courage to throw himself into adventure…

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Gemini Films

    Foreign production company :

    Madragoa Filmes

    French distribution :

    Gemini Films

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gemini Films

    News agency (France) :

    Le Public Système Cinéma

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    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Authors of original work :

    Eugène Ionesco, William Shakespeare, James Joyce

    Director of photography :

    Sabine Lancelin

    Sound Assistant :

    Yves-Marie Omnès

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Bruno Barde, Sophie Bataille

    Continuity supervisor :

    Júlia Buisel

    Costume designer :

    Isabel Branco

    Assistant directors :

    Olivier Bouffard, José Maria Vaz Da Silva

    Screenwriter :

    Manoel de Oliveira

    Sound Recordist :

    Henri Maïkoff

    Production Manager :

    Philippe Rey

    Editor :

    Valérie Loiseleux

    Production Designer :

    Yves Fournier

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-François Auger

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    Feature film

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    Production language :

    French, English

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, France

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    Minority French (Portugal, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR