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The Informer / The Nark

The Informer / The Nark

A Feature film by Bob Swaim

Produced by Les Films Ariane

Release in France : 10/11/1982


    When their main informer is gunned down, the vice squad policing a crime-riddled suburb of Paris are forced to recruit a pimp, Dédé, to help ensnare a gangland boss, Massini. When Dédé refuses to cooperate, the police squad, headed by the ruthless Palouzi, put pressure on his prostitute girl friend to force his hand...

    Actors (24)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Ariane

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)

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    Photos (2)

    Full credits (21)

    Executive Producers :

    Georges Dancigers, Alexandre Mnouchkine

    Dialogue Writers :

    Matthieu Fabiani, Bob Swaim

    Director of Photography :

    Bernard Zitzermann

    Sound Assistant :

    Pierre Davoust

    Production Manager :

    Raymond Leplont

    Sound Editor :

    Catherine Dubeau

    Production Designer :

    Eric Moulard

    Foley artist :

    Daniel Couteau

    Casting :

    Dominique Besnehard

    Sound Mixer :

    Paul Bertault

    Location Manager :

    Michel Bernede

    Assistant directors :

    Henri Grimault, Alain Tasma

    Screenwriter :

    Bob Swaim

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Charles Ruault

    Camera Operator :

    Gilbert Duhalde

    Editor :

    Françoise Javet

    Continuity supervisor :

    Many Barthod

    Music Composer :

    Roland Bocquet

    Stunt performer :

    Daniel Vérité

    Costume designer :

    Catherine Meurisse

    Still Photographers :

    Georges Pierre, Françoise Prouvost

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1983

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1983)

    Selection (8)

    Best Film

    Best Director : Bob Swaim

    Best Actor : Philippe Léotard

    Best Actress : Nathalie Baye

    Most Promising Actor : Tchéky Karyo

    Most Promising Actor : Jean-Paul Comart

    Best Editing : Henri Lanoé

    Best Original Screenplay : Matthieu Fabiani, Bob Swaim


    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1983

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1983)

    Awards (3)

    César Award for Best Actress : Nathalie Baye

    César Award for Best Film

    César Award for Best Actor : Philippe Léotard