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The Wolf of the West Coast

The Wolf of the West Coast

A Feature film by Hugo Santiago

Produced by Gemini Films

Release in France : 18/12/2002


    Lew Millar, a famous private eye from the west coast of the U.S. comes to France, hired by an elderly American who's been living for 20 years in Lisbonne, on the west coast of Europe. Nick Nemo wants Millar in person to ensure his personal protection: his life is under threat; a few days earlier someone had tried to kill him.
    Millar hasn't played body guard for a long time, but something drives him to accept the contract.
    What happened 25 years earlier when he stopped over for 3 days in Paris returning from Vietnam? What became of Mai, daughter of his dead friend, an illustrious American officer killed in Saigon, Mai who fled the horror of the war with her French mother? And what connection can there be with Harry Nemo, who was waiting for Millar upon his arrival and who Millar seems to know - although Harry pretends not to know him?

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    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Gemini Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    The Bureau Sales

    Foreign production company :

    Madragoa Filmes

    French distribution :

    Gemini Films

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    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Paulo Branco

    Author of original work :

    Ross MacDonald

    Director of Photography :

    Acacio de Almeida

    Production Manager :

    Oury Milshtein

    Editor :

    Stéphane Huter

    Music Composer :

    Robert Schumann

    Assistant Director :

    Arnaud Mathey Dreyfus

    Screenwriters :

    Hugo Santiago, Santiago Amigorena

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Claude Brisson

    Press Attaché (film) :

    François Vila

    Production designers :

    Francine Cany, Paula Migalhada

    Costume designer :

    Nathalie Raoul

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Portugal

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    Majority French (France, Portugal)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 12 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD