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Fort Saganne

Fort Saganne

A Feature film by Alain Corneau

Produced by Albina Productions, Société Française de Production Cinématographique (SFPC)

Release in France : 11/05/1984


    French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh. He catches the eye of Madeline, the daughter of the regional administrator. In the desert, Saganne is a leader, with the respect of Arabs, including Amajan, an independent warrior. After resourceful campaigns, Saganne goes on a diplomatic mission to Paris, where he has an affair with a journalist. Back in Africa, he leads a gallant defense against Sultan Omar, is awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, and marries Madeline. Then the Great War puts at risk his success and happiness.

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    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (4)

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    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producer :

    Albina du Boisrouvray

    Adaptation :

    Alain Corneau, Louis Gardel, Henri de Turenne

    Author of original work :

    Louis Gardel

    Director of Photography :

    Bruno Nuytten

    Sound Assistant :

    Bernard Chaumeil

    Editor :

    Thierry Derocles

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Sound mixers :

    Jean-Paul Loublier, Claude Villand

    Location managers :

    Alain Artur, Bruno François-Boucher

    Assistant directors :

    Éric Hubert, Alain Centonze, Olivier Horlait, Olivier Glaas

    Dialogue Writers :

    Alain Corneau, Louis Gardel

    Screenwriters :

    Alain Corneau, Henri de Turenne, Louis Gardel

    Sound recordists :

    Pierre Gamet, William Flageollet

    Production managers :

    Georges Casati, Bernard Lorain

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

    Costume designers :

    Rosine Delamare, Corinne Jorry

    Still Photographer :

    Georges Pierre

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    Feature film

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    Adventure, War, Historical

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    France (100.0%)

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    3 h

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