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Our Story

A Feature film by Bertrand Blier

Produced by Sara Films, Adel Productions

Release in France : 23/05/1984

    Synopsis

    Robert Avranche, a garage owner who's often in an alcoholic stupor, is on a train thinking that nothing good ever happens to him. A young woman enters the compartment and tells him a story - about the two of them - then offers him sex. She leaves at the next station; he follows her and clings. She's Donatienne, languid, bored, sad, sleeping with many men but in love with a one who's indifferent. Robert insists on living with her. She calls his friends to remove him. He's obdurate. Neighbors stare. Is this farce or fairy tale? Robert and Donatienne tell each other stories, writing themselves in and out. Will he sober up; will she smile? Whose story is it, and how might it end?

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Sara Films, Adel Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Sara Films, StudioCanal Films Limited

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    AMLF

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (16)

    Assistant directors :

    Bertrand Arthuys, Luc Goldenberg

    Producers :

    Alain Sarde, Alain Delon

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Penzer

    Assistant Operators :

    Michel Coteret, Éric Vallée

    Production Manager :

    Gérard Crosnier

    Assistant editors :

    Jeanne Kef, Annick Menier, Sylvie Quester

    Production Designer :

    Bernard Evein

    Costume designer :

    Michèle Cerf

    Dialogue Writer :

    Bertrand Blier

    Screenwriter :

    Bertrand Blier

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Bats

    Camera Operator :

    Yves Agostini

    Editor :

    Claudine Merlin

    Continuity supervisor :

    Annie Maurel

    Music Composers :

    Bohuslav Martinu, Laurent Rossi, Eric Kemray

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1984

    French release :

    23/05/1984

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    57.881

    Visa issue date :

    15/05/1984

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1985)

    Selection (4)

    Best Production Design : Bernard Evein

    Best Editing : Claudine Merlin

    Best Original Screenplay : Bertrand Blier

    Best Actor : Alain Delon

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1985)

    Awards (2)

    César Award for Best Original Screenplay : Bertrand Blier

    César Award for Best Actor : Alain Delon