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Not for, or Against (Quite the Contrary)

Not for, or Against (Quite the Contrary)

A Feature film by Cédric Klapisch

Produced by Vertigo Productions

Release in France : 05/03/2003

    Synopsis

    It’s the story of a sweet young thing who spends a bit of time with some bad boys and is enriched by the experience.
    Twenty-seven-year-old Caty is a journalist. She’s just like everyone else, and like everyone else, she has no desire to remain like everyone else.
    She is a camera operator for a TV news show. She encounters Jean, who offers to let her film t a robbery in exchange for a large sum of money.
    Intrigued, she accepts to follow him. She meets the gang who “works” with Jean: Freddy, known as “The Carp,” the gang’s most long-time member, Loulou the young, crazy pup, and Mouss, manager of a cabaret chorus girl troupe.
    She slowly grows closer to them. One day, however, she understands that Jean, who fascinated her right from the start, is using her and wants to get her to participate in the “last big hold-up.” She finally accepts to be their accomplice. This descent into hell may perhaps lead her to paradise.

    Actors (27)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Vertigo Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    SND Groupe M6

    News agency (France) :

    Moteur !

    Co-productions :

    M6 Films, Ce Qui Me Meut

    French distribution :

    Bac Films Distribution

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    International releases (15)

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    Photos (2)

    Full credits (19)

    Executive Producers :

    Aïssa Djabri, Farid Lahouassa, Manuel Munz

    Screenwriters :

    Cédric Klapisch, Santiago Amigorena, Alexis Galmot

    Sound Recordist :

    Olivier Le Vacon

    Production Manager :

    Bernard Bolzinger

    Sound Editor :

    Philippe Heissler

    Continuity supervisor :

    Nathalie Vierny

    Music Composers :

    Charlie O., Mathieu Dury, Sylvia Howard, Loïk Dury

    Casting :

    Frédérique Moidon

    Sound Mixer :

    Cyril Holtz

    Location manager :

    Julie Bordes

    Assistant directors :

    Lola Doillon, Ophélie Gelber

    Director of Photography :

    Bruno Delbonnel

    Camera operators :

    Patrick Allombert, Berto

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Dominique Segall, Astrid Gavard

    Assistant editors :

    Olivier Gourlay, Frédérique Veillard

    Production Designer :

    Thierry Flamand

    Stunt performer :

    Alain Guerillot

    Costume designer :

    Anne Schotte

    Still Photographer :

    Jérôme Plon

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Thriller

    Themes :

    Fraud

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2001

    French release :

    05/03/2003

    Runtime :

    1 h 52 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    99.929

    Visa issue date :

    28/02/2003

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS