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The Hairdresser's Husband

The Hairdresser's Husband

A Feature film by Patrice Leconte

Produced by Lambart Productions

Release in France : 03/10/1990


    Twelve-year-old Antoine falls profoundly in love with a voluptuous but suicidal hairdresser, a formative experience he never forgets. Much later in life, he seeks to repeat his romance by marrying Mathilde - also voluptuous and also a hairdresser - with whom he forms an intimate and consuming relationship in an attempt to blot out the miseries of this world from their lives.

    Actors (19)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Lambart Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

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    TF1 Films Production

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    Full credits (20)

    Executive Producer :

    Thierry de Ganay

    Screenwriters :

    Patrice Leconte, Claude Klotz

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Lenoir

    Assistant Operators :

    François Hernandez, Philippe Pavans de Cecatty

    Production Manager :

    Frédéric Sauvagnac

    Sound Editor :

    Jean Goudier

    Continuity supervisor :

    Marguerite Perlado

    Music Composer :

    Michael Nyman

    Costume designer :

    Cécile Magnan

    Still Photographers :

    Benoît Barbier, Patrick Camboulive

    Assistant Director :

    Etienne Dhaene

    Director of Photography :

    Eduardo Serra

    Sound Assistant :

    Denis Carquin

    Camera Operator :

    Patrice Leconte

    Editor :

    Joëlle Hache

    Assistant editor :

    Maryline Monthieux

    Production Designer :

    Ivan Maussion

    Casting :

    Marie-Christine Lafosse, Nathalie Luquiens

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

    Location Manager :

    Daniel Baschieri

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    Feature film

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    Business and trade , Femininity, Nostalgia

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 22 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1991

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1991)

    Selection (7)

    Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Claude Klotz, Patrice Leconte

    Best Director : Patrice Leconte

    Best Actor : Jean Rochefort

    Best Editing : Joëlle Hache

    Best Cinematography : Eduardo Serra

    Best Production Design : Ivan Maussion

    Best Film