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Oblivion Verses

Oblivion Verses

A Feature film by Alireza Khatami

Produced by House on Fire, Bodega Films

Release in France : 01/08/2018

    Synopsis

    The elderly caretaker of a remote morgue possesses an impeccable memory for everything but names. He passes his days showing corpses to those searching for their lost ones and tending to his beloved plants. When protest in a nearby city breaks out and the militia covertly raids the morgue to hide civilian casualties, he discovers the body of an unknown young woman. Evoking memories of personal loss, he embarks on a magical odyssey to give her a proper burial with the help of a mystic gravedigger who collects stories of the dead, an old woman searching for her long-lost daughter, and a hearse driver tormented by his past.

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    14/02/2018

    Oblivion Verses

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    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    House on Fire, Bodega Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    UDI - Urban Distribution International

    Foreign production companies :

    Endorphin Production, Lemming Film, Don Quijote Films, Rampante Cine

    French distribution :

    Bodega Films

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    Photos (5)

    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producers :

    Vincent Wang, Fred Bellaïche, Dominique Welinski

    Foreign producers :

    Fabian Massah, Catharina Schreckenberg, Joost De Vries, Léontine Petit, Giancarlo Nasi, Pancho Ovalle

    Sound Recordist :

    Miroslav Babic

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Annie Maurette

    Costume designer :

    Nadine Kremeier

    Sound mixers :

    Markus Krohn, Tom Korr

    Screenwriters :

    Alireza Khatami, Dominique Welinski, René Ballesteros

    Director of Photography :

    Antoine Héberlé

    Production Manager :

    Antoine Héberlé

    Editor :

    Florent Mangeot

    Artistic Director :

    Jorge Zambrano

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Spanish

    Coproducer countries :

    France (53.64%), Germany (34.38%), The Netherlands (11.98%)

    Original French-language productions :

    No

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Germany, The Netherlands)

    Production year :

    2017

    French release :

    01/08/2018

    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

    Visa number :

    143.984

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Posters (2)

    Director

    News (6)

    Festival Selections (10)

    Awards

    Venice International Film Festival  - 2017

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 2017)

    Awards

    Orizzonti - Best Screenplay

    Delegations (3)

    Presskit

    Website (4)