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Our Story

Our Story

A Feature film by Bertrand Blier

Produced by Sara Films, Adel Productions

Release in France : 23/05/1984


    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 (27)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Sara Films, Adel Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

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    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

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    France (100.0%)

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

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

    Selection (4)

    Best Actor : Alain Delon

    Best Original Screenplay : Bertrand Blier

    Best Editing : Claudine Merlin

    Best Production Design : Bernard Evein


    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1985

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

    Awards (2)

    César Award for Best Actor : Alain Delon

    César Award for Best Original Screenplay : Bertrand Blier