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The Sweet Sickness

The Sweet Sickness

A Feature film by Claude Miller

Produced by Prospectacle, Filmoblic, Alliance Film Communication (AFC)

Release in France : 18/09/1977


    David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the week-ends converting a chalet. He intends to live there with Lise, a woman he knows and loves since childhood. But Lise has just married another and has a baby. David's mad love does not see those facts as an obstacle...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Prospectacle, Filmoblic, Alliance Film Communication (AFC)

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    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

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    Full credits (20)

    Executive Producers :

    Maurice Bernart, Hubert Niogret

    Dialogue Writers :

    Claude Miller, Luc Béraud

    Screenwriters :

    Claude Miller, Luc Béraud

    Sound Recordist :

    Paul Lainé

    Assistant Operators :

    Michel Cénet, Gilbert Duhalde, Éric Dumage

    Editor :

    Jean-Bernard Bonis

    Continuity supervisor :

    Martine Revert

    Music Composer :

    Alain Jomy

    Stunt performers :

    Claude Carliez, Rémy Julienne

    Sound Mixer :

    Maurice Gilbert

    Assistant directors :

    Luc Béraud, Michel Such, Jacques Fontanier

    Author of original work :

    Patricia Highsmith

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Lhomme

    Sound Assistant :

    Michel Villain

    Production Manager :

    Daniel Vaissaire

    Assistant editor :

    Annick Baly

    Production Designer :

    Hilton McConnico

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

    Costume designer :

    Hilton McConnico

    Location Manager :

    Armand Barbault

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 47 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1978

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1978)

    Selection (6)

    Best Sound : Paul Lainé

    Best Cinematography : Pierre Lhomme

    Best Actress : Miou-Miou

    Best Production Design : Hilton McConnico

    Best Actor : Gérard Depardieu

    Best Director : Claude Miller