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The Kid

The Kid

A Feature film by Alain Corneau

Produced by Sara Films, Orly Films

Release in France : 20/08/1986


    Richard Anconina is Willie, a young and lonesome cop who loves lonesome cowboy music. While on a drug case Willie comes across a mulatta named Jo (model Ambre of Senegalese extraction), who is trapped in a dismal life of prostitution by two abusive Lebanese brothers, who also work in the illegal weapons business. Risking his own life, Willie frees Jo from their fierce imprisonment, but the battered woman runs right back again. Understanding her dilemma, Willie keeps at it until she comes around and stays with him -- but by now the two arms dealers have long decided to use their merchandise to wipe Willie off the Parisian streets.

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    Sara Films, Orly Films

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    TF1 Films Production

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    Full credits (20)

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Sarde, Danielle Vannier

    Dialogue Writer :

    Christian Clavier

    Screenwriters :

    Alain Corneau, Christian Clavier

    Sound Recordist :

    Dominique Levert

    Assistant Operators :

    Jeanne Lapoirie, Jean-Luc Rigaut

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Claude Bourlat

    Sound editors :

    Michel Crivellaro, Gina Pignier

    Production Designer :

    Patrice Renault

    Casting :

    Romain Brémond

    Still Photographer :

    Benoît Barbier

    Assistant directors :

    Frédéric Blum, Eric Lebel, Philippe Chapus

    Line Producer :

    Jean-José Richer

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Francis Gondre

    Sound assistants :

    Denis Carquin, Pierre Excoffier

    Camera Operator :

    Jacques Monge

    Editors :

    Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, Annick Rousset-Rouard

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Music Composer :

    Otis Redding

    Sound Mixer :

    Joël Beldent

    Location managers :

    Alain Artur, Pierre d'Hoffelize

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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