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The Bengali Night

The Bengali Night

A Feature film by Nicolas Klotz

Produced by Les Films Plain Chant

Release in France : 26/10/1988


    Allan, a young English engineer of 27 years working in Calcutta in the company of Narendra Sen, important public works contractor. It fits into a European pension with his girlfriend and a group of jazz musicians idle. All live in the greatest carelessness. One night an old friend of Allan, Lucien Metz, arrived in Calcutta. Specialist of Asia and a little paranoid, Lucien Metz is a reporter for "Life Magazine". Gradually, it seeps into the life of Allan and accompanied for tea at Narendra Sen. There are Allan and Lucien knowledge of Gayatri, the eldest daughter of Sen...

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Plain Chant

    Foreign production company :

    George Reinhart Productions

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    Co-productions :

    F.P.C., Compagnie Française Cinématographique (CFC), Films A2

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    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Philippe Diaz

    Author of original work :

    Mircea Eliade

    Screenwriters :

    Nicolas Klotz, Jean-Claude Carrière

    Director of Photography :

    Emmanuel Machuel

    Editor :

    Jean-François Naudon

    Production Designer :

    Didier Naert

    Costume designer :

    Catherine Gorne-Achdjian

    Still Photographer :

    Arnaud Borrel

    Assistant Director :

    Roland Dhardivillé

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Paul Mugel

    Co-producers :

    Cyril de Rouvre, Christian Charret

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Louis Monthieux

    Sound editor :

    Juliette Welfling

    Music Composers :

    Brij Narayan, Steeve Potts

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

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    Feature film

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    France, Switzerland

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    Runtime :

    2 h 2 min

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