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Un petit cas de conscience

Un petit cas de conscience

A Feature film by Marie-Claude Treilhou

Produced by Les Films de la Boissière

Release in France : 25/12/2002


    A gang of old girlfriends, now playfully approaching their fifties, inadvertently get tangled up in a crime when two of them who share the same country house are robbed. The narrative thread follows the subsequent "investigation" and the different characters’ commentary on it. The suspense leads to dizziness: where is the truth and, more to the point, what is the just cause? Difficult to tell when each person’s conduct and viewpoint, although paved with good intentions, has its own particular hell of logic. When sensibilities are already strained to breaking point by life’s options and different political choices, and jealousies have arisen over time, the robbery can but bring things to a head.
    This thriller in search of morality is also a comedy bustling with unusual characters and their wonderfully overripe imaginations. Words are bandied about to the point of intoxication. Perhaps they reflect an era of fragmented, harsh and withdrawn mindsets. All the more painful to live through, no doubt, because we’ve known times of greater camaraderie.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films de la Boissière

    French distribution :

    ID Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films de la Boissière

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Annie Miller

    Screenwriter :

    Marie-Claude Treilhou

    Sound Recordist :

    Yves Zlotnicka

    Press Attaché (film) :

    François Hassan Guerrar

    Continuity supervisor :

    Nicole Marie

    Sound Mixer :

    Thierry Delor

    Assistant Director :

    Emile Louis

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Stoeber

    Production Manager :

    Samuel Amar

    Editor :

    Khadicha Bariha-Simsolo

    Production Designers :

    Anjo Marignan (de), Thomas Leporrier

    Location manager :

    Fany Pouget

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

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