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Betty Blue

Betty Blue

A Feature film by Jean-Jacques Beineix

Produced by Constellation Production, Cargo Films

Release in France : 09/04/1986


    Zorg is a handyman working at in France, maintaining and looking after the bungalows. He lives a quiet and peaceful life, working diligently and writing in his spare time. One day Betty walks into his life, a young woman who is as beautiful as she is wild and unpredictable. After a dispute with Zorg's boss they leave and Betty manages to get a job at a restaurant. She persuades Zorg to try and get one of his books published but it is rejected which makes Betty fly into a rage. Suddenly Betty's wild manners starts to get out of control. Zorg sees the woman he loves slowly going insane. Can his love prevail even if it comes to the worst?

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    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Constellation Production, Cargo Films

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    Full credits (21)

    Executive Producers :

    Claudie Ossard, Jean-Jacques Beineix

    Author of original work :

    Philippe Djian

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-François Robin

    Sound Assistant :

    Pierre Excoffier

    Production managers :

    Jérôme Chalou, Catherine Mazieres

    Sound editor :

    Mariette Levy-Novion

    Continuity supervisor :

    Sylvie Koechlin

    Music Composer :

    Gabriel Yared

    Stunt performers :

    Patrick Cauderlier, Alain Guerillot

    Costume designer :

    Élisabeth Tavernier

    Still Photographer :

    Marianne Rosensthiel

    Assistant Director :

    Jean-François Chaintron

    Screenwriter :

    Jean-Jacques Beineix

    Sound recordists :

    Pierre Befve, Julien Cloquet

    Assistant Operators :

    Ariane Damain, Bruno Delbonnel

    Editors :

    Monique Prim, Marie-Aimée Debril

    Assistant editors :

    Catherine Deiller, Alain Minot

    Production Designer :

    Carlos Conti

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

    Casting :

    Dominique Besnehard

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

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    Feature film

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 55 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections (5)

    Nowy Horyzonty/New Horizons - 2013

    Nowy Horyzonty/New Horizons (Poland, 2013)


    French films selected

    Dingle Film Festival - 2011

    Dingle Film Festival (2011)


    Programme général

    Academy Awards - 1987

    Academy Awards (United States, 1987)


    Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1987

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1987)

    Selection (9)

    Best Actress : Béatrice Dalle

    Best Film

    Best Actor : Jean-Hugues Anglade

    Best Original Music : Gabriel Yared

    Best Supporting Actor : Gérard Darmon

    Best Supporting Actress : Clémentine Célarié

    Best Director : Jean-Jacques Beineix

    Best Editing : Monique Prim


    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1987

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1987)


    Cesar Award for Best Film Poster