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The Immortal Story

The Immortal Story

A Feature film by Orson Welles

Produced by Albina Productions

Release in France : 19/05/1976

    Synopsis

    The Portuguese colony of Macao in the 19th century. Mr. Clay is a very rich merchant and the subject of town gossip. He has spent many years in China and is now quite old. He likes his clerk Levinsky to read the company's accounts to him at night for relaxation. Tonight Mr. Clay recounts a true story he heard years before about a rich man who paid a poor sailor 5 guineas to father a child with his beautiful young wife. Levinsky says that's a popular old sailor's legend and not true. Mr. Clay has no heir for his fortune and no wife either. He resolves to make the story true... Levinsky approaches Virginie, another clerk's mistress, and strikes a bargain for 300 guineas. Now to find the sailor...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Albina Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Télédis

    Co-production :

    O.R.T.F.

    French distributors :

    Gerick Distribution, Action Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (10)

    Executive producers :

    Micheline Rozan, Albina du Boisrouvray

    Author of original work :

    Karen Blixen

    Director of Photography :

    Willy Kurant

    Production Manager :

    Marc Maurette

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean Nény

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1967

    French release :

    19/05/1976

    Runtime :

    1 h 10 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    33477

    Visa issue date :

    26/09/1967

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1968

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1968)

    Selection

    Official Competition