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Leon's Husband

Leon's Husband

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Mocky

Produced by Lonely Pictures, Koala Films

Release in France : 26/05/1993


    Based on the best-seller by Frédéric Dard San Antonio, this is the tragi-comic story of a passionate friendship between Boris Lassef, a brilliant but unbearably tyrannical actor and director, and Léon Yvrard, Boris's right-hand man and confidant. At once indispensable slave and clever conspirator, Léon is in thrall of Boris. This terrifying duo cuts a swath not only through the french theatrical world, but also among the jet-set. It is nevertheless rocked by the appearance of Léon's sister-in-law Nadège, a tough little adolescent whose terrible cunning and determination enable her to out-maneuver Léon and marry the famous Borris.

    Actors (24)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Lonely Pictures, Koala Films

    French distribution :

    Koala Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    G2 Films

    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky

    Author of original work :

    Frédéric Dard

    Director of Photography :

    Edmond Richard

    Camera Operator :

    Didier Faveur

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Alain Mestre

    Continuity supervisor :

    Pilar Billiet

    Music Composer :

    Vladimir Cosma

    Location Manager :

    Jean-Paul Massoni

    Assistant directors :

    Christophe Bier, Gilbert Guichardière

    Screenwriter :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky

    Sound Recordist :

    Louis Gimel

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky

    Editors :

    Jean-Pierre Mocky, Stéphane Schohn

    Production Designer :

    Clorinde Mery

    Costume designer :

    Martine Rapin

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    Feature film

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    Theater, Homosexuality

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

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