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Cavanna, He Was Charlie

Cavanna, He Was Charlie

A Feature film by Denis Robert, Nina Robert

Produced by Citizen Films, Le Bureau

Release in France : 17/06/2015


    A documentary about François Cavanna, the creator of Charlie Hebdo and Hara Kiri magazines, the inventor of French satirical press, the author of Ritals and sixty other works, who died at the end of January 2014.
    The film is based on interviews with Cavanna carried shortly before his death, forgotten archives, and accounts, not yet seen before, from friends and colleagues such as Siné, Willem, Delfeil de Ton, and Sylvie Caster.
    Under the surface, the story that risks fading from memory of the first man who could have said "I am Charlie."

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Citizen Films, Le Bureau

    French distribution :

    Rezo Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    The Bureau Sales

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    Bossa Nova

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    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Bertrand Faivre

    Directors of Photography :

    Pascal Lorent, Nina Robert

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Michel Burstein

    Music Composer :

    Léo Vincent

    Sound Mixer :

    Pierre-Yves Gauthier

    Screenwriters :

    Denis Robert, Nina Robert

    Sound recordists :

    Nina Robert, Pascal Lorent

    Editor :

    Nina Robert

    Grader :

    Enzo Riedinger

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    Feature film

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    Majority French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Dolby SR