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The Tenant

The Tenant

A Feature film by Roman Polanski

Produced by Marianne Productions

Release in France : 26/05/1976


    In Paris, the shy bureaucrat Trelkovsky rents an old apartment without bathroom where the previous tenant, the Egyptologist Simone Choule, committed suicide. The unfriendly concierge (Shelley Winters) and the tough landlord Mr. Zy establish stringent rules of behavior and Trekovsky feels ridden by his neighbors. Meanwhile he visits Simone in the hospital and befriends her girlfriend Stella. After the death of Simone, Trekovsky feels obsessed for her and believes his landlord and neighbors are plotting a scheme to force him to also commit suicide.

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    Actors (36)

    Production and distribution (2)

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    Marianne Productions

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    Full credits (20)

    Assistant directors :

    Marc Grunebaum, Jean-Jacques Aublanc

    Producer :

    Alain Sarde

    Director of Photography :

    Sven Nykvist

    Sound Assistant :

    Louis Gimel

    Camera Operator :

    Jean Harnois

    Editor :

    Françoise Bonnot

    Assistant Editor :

    Jacques Audiard

    Production Designer :

    Pierre Guffroy

    Costume designer :

    Jacques Schmidt

    Still Photographer :

    Bernard Prim

    Author of original work :

    Roland Topor

    Screenwriters :

    Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Pierre Ruh

    Assistant Operators :

    François Catonné, Bruno de Keyzer

    Production Manager :

    Marc Maurette

    Sound Editor :

    Michèle Boehm

    Continuity supervisor :

    Sylvette Baudrot

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Artistic directors :

    Albert Rajau, Claude Moesching

    Location Manager :

    Alain Depardieu

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    The neighborhood

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    100% French

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    2 h 5 min

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