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Before I Forget

Before I Forget

A Feature film by Jacques Nolot

Produced by Elia Films

Release in France : 17/10/2007


    58-year-old Pierre, a prisoner of his past, has more and more difficulty with loneliness, time, the outside world, takes medication for HIV, withdraws into his apartment, the only place where he vaguely feels alright, waiting for inspiration, can’t manage to write, has a lunch date with his friend, a relationship that has lasted for thirty years, a friend who was a father, mother, bank, the friend doesn’t show… Pierre deals with the police, family, illness… Alone, confronted by himself… Pulls himself together with humor and irony… Crosses paths with an acquaintance from the bar scene at his lawyer’s… Talks about their youth… Finds renewed inspiration with his psychiatrist’s help. Accompanied by a gigolo, Pierre will at last live out a fantasy…

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    Elia Films

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    ID Distribution

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    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Pauline Duhault

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Louis Ughetto

    Director of photography :

    Josée Deshaies

    Production Manager :

    David Colombo-Léotard

    Sound Editor :

    Jean Mallet

    Continuity supervisor :

    Maureen Meyer

    Costume designers :

    Eléonore O'Byrne, Sophie Lifshitz

    Location Manager :

    Xavier Champagnac

    Assistant director :

    Bérénice André

    Screenwriter :

    Jacques Nolot

    Assistant Operator :

    Catherine Georges

    Editor :

    Sophie Reine

    Assistant editor :

    Tuong-Vi Nguyen Long

    Production Designer :

    Gaëlle Guitard

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Pierre Laforce

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

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    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    Under 12

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