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A Crime in Paradise

A Crime in Paradise

A Feature film by Jean Becker

Produced by Films Christian Fechner

Release in France : 28/02/2001


    Jojo Poacher and his wife can no longer stand each other. While watching television one day, Jojo sees the famous defense lawyer Maurice Jacquard celebrate his twenty-fifth acquittal. Jojo is very impressed. Unable to put up with his marriage any longer, he goes to see Jacquard and announces that he kiled his wife (which is not yet true) - Jojo's skillful questions trick Jacquard into explaining what kind of extenuating circumstances may lead to acquittal in murder case.
    Jojo returns home, follows the lawyer's advice to the letter, and kills his wife. Brilliantly defended by the lawyer and by his own testimony, Jojo Poacher gets off with a light prison sentence.
    Jean Becker

    Actors (28)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Films Christian Fechner

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

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    Photos (6)

    Full credits (23)

    Executive Producer :

    Christian Fechner

    Author of original work :

    Sacha Guitry

    Line Producer :

    Hervé Truffaut

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Marie Dreujou

    Assistant Operators :

    Pierre Mazard, Renaud Chassaing

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Louis Nieuwbourg

    Editor :

    Jacques Witta

    Assistant editors :

    Manuel De Sousa, Soazic Veillon

    Production Designer :

    Thérèse Ripaud

    Foley artist :

    Laurent Lévy

    Sales Agent :

    Jacques-Eric Strauss

    Still Photographer :

    Arnaud Borrel

    Assistant directors :

    Christophe Cheysson, Sylvia Allegre

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Rochut

    Screenwriters :

    Sébastien Japrisot, Jean Becker

    Sound Assistant :

    Jean Casanova

    Camera Operator :

    Patrick de Ranter

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Karine Ellena

    Sound editor :

    Nadine Muse

    Continuity supervisor :

    Brigitte Hedou-Prat

    Music Composer :

    Pierre Bachelet

    Costume designer :

    Sylvie de Segonzac

    Sound Mixer :

    William Flageollet

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Black comedy

    Themes :

    Relationships, Murder

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD