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My Mother's Castle

My Mother's Castle

A Feature film by Yves Robert

Produced by Gaumont, Zazi Films , Les Productions de la Guéville

Release in France : 24/10/1990


    Number one at school, Marcel prepares for scholarship exams, and dreams of his beloved hills. The family goes there at Christmas, an intense but fleeting happiness. It is a long road to the hills. They meet Bouzigue, the canal guard and one of Joseph's former students. Thanks to a key he lends them, the Pagnols take a short cut through the grounds of the castle ; illegal, but a saving of two hours ! They are caught, alas !

    Actors (25)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Gaumont, Zazi Films , Les Productions de la Guéville

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    TF1 Films Production

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    Full credits (22)

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Poiré, Yves Robert, Danièle Delorme

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Yves Robert, Jérôme Tonnerre

    Screenwriter :

    Jérôme Tonnerre

    Sound Recordist :

    Alain Sempé

    Camera Operator :

    Gilbert Duhalde

    Editor :

    Pierre Gillette

    Assistant editors :

    Michel Bouchot, Olivia Lumbroso

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Dugied

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

    Sound mixers :

    Bernard Leroux, Claude Villand

    Still Photographer :

    Jérôme Prebois

    Assistant directors :

    Gilles Bannier, Luc Etienne, Jean-Claude Ventura, Daniel Ziskind

    Author of original work :

    Marcel Pagnol

    Directors of Photography :

    Robert Alazraki, Jean-César Chiabaut

    Assistant Operators :

    Éric Vallée, Paco Wiser, Guillaume Schiffman, Christophe Beaucarne

    Production managers :

    Guy Azzi, Marc Goldstaub

    Sound editor :

    Monique André

    Continuity supervisor :

    Lucette Andrei

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Casting :

    Gérard Moulevrier

    Narrator :

    Jean-Pierre Darras

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Claude Cartier

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    Feature film

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    Comedy, Literary adaptation

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections (2)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1991

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

    Selection (3)

    Best Original Music : Vladimir Cosma

    Most Promising Actor : Philippe Uchan

    Best Supporting Actress : Thérèse Liotard