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The American

The American

A Feature film by Patrick Timsit

Produced by Storia Television

Release in France : 07/07/2004


    Francis Farge, alias L’Américain, wasn’t born in the right place. He thinks, he eats, he lives American, he smokes American… but he’s French He wants American nationality, but the staff of the American Embassy in Paris refuse to give it to him.
    He then hassles his lawyer, Edouard Barnier, known as Eddy, to try and convince the Americans. Eddy then undertakes to investigate the Americans and to get the green papers that Francis (the pest) so ardently desires by transforming his little patch of land in the Sarcelles region into the 51st state of the United States of America.

    Actors (31)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Storia Television

    Foreign production company :

    K2 Productions

    Co-productions :

    M6 Films, Tentative d'Evasion

    French distribution :

    SND Groupe M6

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    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Thomas Anargyros, Édouard de Vésinne

    Sound recordists :

    Amaury de Nexon, Seppe Van Groeningen

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Morel

    Production Manager :

    Daniel Champagnon

    Editors :

    Catherine Renault, Marcela Figueroa

    Continuity supervisor :

    Laurence Couturier

    Music Composer :

    Nicolas Errera

    Casting :

    Pierre-Jacques Bénichou

    Sound mixers :

    Jean-Paul Hurier, Nicolas Mazet

    Assistant directors :

    Stéphane Gluck, Roger Delattre

    Screenwriters :

    Patrick Timsit, Jean-Carol Larrivé

    Sound Assistant :

    Zacharie Naciri

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Etienne Lerbret

    Sound Editor :

    Pascal Villard

    Production Designer :

    Carlos Conti

    Stunt performer :

    Loïc Saintilan

    Costume designer :

    Juliette Chanaud

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Belgium

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    Majority French (France, Belgium)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS

    Posters (1)



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