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Cousin Cousine

Cousin Cousine

A Feature film by Jean-Charles Tacchella

Produced by Gaumont, Les Films Pomereu

Release in France : 19/11/1945


    Two distant cousins meet for the first time at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. They both decide that they should see more of each other, and over time, a friendship develops. However, their respective spouses begin to think that more than a friendship is blooming, and as more and more people being to think so as well, the idea starts to become appealing to them.

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    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Gaumont, Les Films Pomereu

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    Awards and nominations

        1975 Won Louis Delluc Prize (Jean-Charles Tacchella)
        1976 Won César Award for Best Supporting Actress (Marie-France Pisier)
        1976 César Award Nomination for Best Actor (Victor Lanoux)
        1976 César Award Nomination for Best Film (Jean-Charles Tacchella)
        1976 César Award Nomination for Best Screenplay (Jean-Charles Tacchella)
        1976 San Sebastián International Film Festival Silver Seashell Award (Jean-Charles Tacchella) Won
        1976 Won National Board of Review Award for Top Foreign Film
        1977 Academy Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Marie-Christine Barrault)
        1977 Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film
        1977 Academy Award Nomination for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) (Jean-Charles Tacchella, Danièle Thompson)
        1977 Golden Globe Award Nomination for Best Foreign Film
        1978 Won Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Film


    Th film was remade in 1989 by Joel Scchumacher as Cousins, starring Ted Danson and Isabella Rossellini

    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Daniel Toscan du Plantier, Bertrand Javal, Alain Poiré

    Adaptation :

    Jean-Charles Tacchella, Danièle Thompson

    Screenwriters :

    Danièle Thompson, Jean-Charles Tacchella

    Sound recordists :

    Michel Kharat, Pierre Lenoir

    Camera Operator :

    Michel Thiriet

    Assistant editors :

    Marie-Aimée Debril, Juliette Welfling

    Music Composer :

    Gérard Anfosso

    Costume designer :

    Jeannine Vergne

    Location Manager :

    Jean Lallier

    Assistant Director :

    Daniel Wuhrmann

    Dialogue Writers :

    Jean-Charles Tacchella, Danièle Thompson

    Director of Photography :

    Georges Lendi

    Assistant Operator :

    Éric Faucherre

    Editor :

    Agnès Guillemot

    Continuity supervisor :

    Alice Ziller

    Foley artist :

    André Naudin

    Sound Mixer :

    Claude Villand

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Romantic comedy

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    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

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    Posters (2)


    Festival Selections

    Academy Awards - 1977

    Academy Awards (United States, 1977)

    Selection (3)

    Nomination for Best Actress in Leading Role : Marie-Christine Barrault

    Nomination for Best Original Screenplay : Jean-Charles Tacchella, Danièle Thompson

    Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film