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Looking for Eric

Looking for Eric

A Feature film by Ken Loach

Release in France : 27/05/2009


    Eric Bishop, a Manchester postman, is going through a bad patch.

    His two stepsons excel in little scams of all kinds, his daughter reproaches him for not being up to scratch, and his sentimental life is a desert.

    Despite the joyful friendship and the good humor of his postal worker colleagues, who do everything to bring a smile back to his face, Eric is in a state of gloom.

    One evening, he talks to the poster of his idol on the wall of his bedroom, which seems to look back at him with a playful eye. What would the greatest player of Manchester United do in his place?

    Eric is convinced, King Cantona can help him get a grip on his life once more.

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    Icon Film Distribution, Sixteen Films

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    Original idea :

    Éric Cantona

    Director of Photography :

    Barry Ackroyd

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Jérôme Jouneaux

    Production Designer :

    Fergus Clegg

    Casting :

    Kahleen Crawford

    Sound Mixer :

    Ray Beckett

    Screenwriter :

    Paul Laverty

    Production Manager :

    Tim Cole

    Editor :

    Jonathan Morris

    Music Composer :

    George Fenton

    Costume designer :

    Sarah Ryan

    Still Photographer :

    Joss Barratt

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy

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    Minority French (France, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 59 min

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    Dolby SRD

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