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Attention, the Kids Are Watching

Attention, the Kids Are Watching

A Feature film by Serge Leroy

Produced by Les Productions Artistes Associés, Adel Productions

Release in France : 12/04/1978


    This disturbing French drama comments upon the effects of excessive television violence on children. It's set within a seaside villa, where under the care of a nanny, a group of children spend most of their days watching violent television shows. One day they all go to the beach. The nanny dozes while they frolic. For a joke, they load the snoozing servant into a rubber raft and set her out to sea. She panics when she wakes up and ends up drowning. The kids do try to save her, but when they fail they decide to run wild instead of reporting the incident. The death means nothing to them until a threatening stranger appears and tells them he witnessed it all. He then proceeds to terrify them with his predictions about what the authorities will do with such killers. The children turn around and get their own kind of revenge.

    Actors (17)

    Production and distribution (3)

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    Pathé Films

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    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Norbert Saada

    Adaptation :

    Christopher Frank, Serge Leroy

    Authors of original work :

    Laird Koenig, Peter L. Dixon

    Co-producer :

    Alain Delon

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Bats

    Editor :

    François Ceppi

    Music Composer :

    Éric Demarsan

    Assistant Director :

    Jean-Pierre Vergne

    Dialogue Writer :

    Christopher Frank

    Screenwriters :

    Serge Leroy, Christopher Frank

    Director of Photography :

    Claude Renoir

    Camera Operator :

    Jacques Assuerus

    Assistant editor :

    Janine Oudoul

    Costume designer :

    Marie-Françoise Perochon

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    Feature film

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    Runtime :

    1 h 43 min

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