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A Secret

A Secret

A Feature film by Claude Miller

Produced by Ugc ym

Release in France : 03/10/2007


    An exploration of a dark family secret and the story of a passion, told through the interior journey of François, a solitary child who invents a brother and imagines his parents’ past. On his fifteenth birthday, a family friend tells François a shattering truth that will enable him to develop his own personality at last.

    Actors (25)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Ugc ym

    Foreign production company :

    Integral Films

    French distribution :

    UGC Distribution (ex International)

    Co-production :

    France 3 Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

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    International releases (30)

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    Photos (6)

    Full credits (23)

    Executive Producer :

    Yves Marmion

    Author of original work :

    Philippe Grimbert

    Screenwriters :

    Claude Miller, Natalie Carter

    Director of Photography :

    Gérard de Battista

    Assistant Operators :

    Luis Armando Arteaga, Stéphane Degnieau, Mathilde Perreau

    Production Manager :

    Sylvestre Guarino

    Editor :

    Véronique Lange

    Assistant editor :

    Chrystel Alépée

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

    Choreographer :

    Corinne Devaux

    Sound Mixer :

    Philippe Baudhuin

    Location Manager :

    Benjamin Hess

    Assistant Director :

    Denis Bergonhe

    Line Producer :

    Sylvestre Guarino

    Co-producer :

    Alfred Hürmer

    Sound Recordist :

    Pascal Armant

    Camera Operator :

    Nathan Miller

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Christopher Robba

    Sound Editor :

    Frédéric Demolder

    Continuity supervisor :

    Sylvie Koechlin

    Music Composer :

    Zbigniew Preisner

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Bouchard

    Still Photographer :

    Thierry Valletoux

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    War, Family

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Germany

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Germany)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    Dolby DTS

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    Posters (3)


    News (12)

    Festival Selections (22)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2008

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2008)

    Selection (11)

    Best Film

    Best Director : Claude Miller

    Best Actress : Cécile De France

    Best Supporting Actress : Ludivine Sagnier

    Best Supporting Actress : Julie Depardieu

    Best Original Music : Preisner Zbigniew

    Best Editing : Véronique Lange

    Best Screen Adaptation : Natalie Carter, Claude Miller

    Best Cinematography : Gérard de Battista

    Best Costume Design : Jacqueline Bouchard

    Best Production Design : Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

    FIFF - 2007

    FIFF (Belgium, 2007)


    Special Screenings

    Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - 2007

    Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Brazil, 2007)


    Panorama of World Cinema

    Montreal World Film Festival - 2007

    Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2007)


    Compétition internationale

    Awards (2)

    Delegations (6)

    Presskit (2)