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The Miracle Healing

The Miracle Healing

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Mocky

Produced by Koala Films, Lumière International, Initial Groupe

Release in France : 18/02/1897


    Insurance investigator Ronald Fox Terrier (Michel Serrault) looks into a questionable claim of disability feigned by Papu (Jean Poiret) in this situation comedy. When both men are dunked into the waters at a holy shrine, the faking Papu finds himself unable to get out of his wheelchair, while Ronald's mute voice is miraculously restored. Terrier has an affair with the vamp Sabine (Jeanne Moreau) before returning home to his emotionally detached wife (Sylvie Joly).

    Actors (41)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Koala Films, Lumière International, Initial Groupe

    French distribution :

    Cannon France

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

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    Full credits (12)

    Producers :

    Jean Cazès, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Denis Freyd

    Director of Photography :

    Marcel Combes

    Camera Operator :

    Jacques Mironneau

    Continuity supervisor :

    Marie-Laure Bourgneuf

    Music Composers :

    Jorge Arriagada, Michael Nyman

    Location managers :

    Yves Dutheil, Jean-Pierre Fayer, Olivier Hélie

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Comedy, Black comedy

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 33 min

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    Color and Black & White

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections (2)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1988

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1988)

    Selection (2)

    Best Actress : Jeanne Moreau

    Best Supporting Actress : Sylvie Joly

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1987

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1987)


    Official Competition