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Le Grand Départ

Le Grand Départ

A Feature film by Martial Raysse

Produced by Sunchild Productions

Release in France : 15/11/1972

    Synopsis

    A mysterious man, who calls himself Cain , withdraws from the world masquerading as a holy man and brings with him a young girl, Innocence, promising that they will soon reach paradise, where Monsieur Nature reigns. The non-narrative story is an allegory follows the adventures of a man in a cat-mask. He is seen, variously, rescuing people or raping women, or tenderly reassuring a young girl. In short, he is an unpredictable element. He joins forces with someone (Sterling Hayden) who is taking a raft around the world, or maybe out of the world. Highlights of the film are the short scenes which appear with their color the right way 'round.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Sunchild Productions

    French distribution :

    NEF Diffusion

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    mk2 films

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Stéphane Tchalgadjieff

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Jacques Flori

    Assistant Operator :

    Ortrud Roch

    Continuity supervisor :

    Jeanine Euvrard

    Assistant directors :

    Bernard Cohn, Christine Lipinska

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Pierre Ruh

    Editors :

    Monique Giraudy, Martine Kalfon

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Claude Valezy

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Experimental

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Production year :

    1972

    French release :

    15/11/1972

    Runtime :

    1 h 11 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Color type :

    Color