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Pétain

Pétain

A Feature film by Jean Marbœuf

Produced by Mod Films

Release in France : 05/05/1993

    Synopsis

    Pétains was a bastard. This "description" of the leader of Vichy France is a bit brief, convenient and smug.
    Pétain signed anti-Semitic decrees, had all governing bodies swear an oath of allegiance to him personally, turned a blind eye to hostages, was acclaimed by joyful crowds of frenchmen, enacted heinous laws, had frenchmen guillotined, and chose the distinctive Frankish battle-ax to be the emblem of his regime. And yet he had been granted full emergency powers by an elcted assembly.
    These days, France is a democratic society with personal dictatorship, fascist excesses, and personal enrichment at the expense of the nation...

    Actors (45)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Mod Films

    French distribution :

    AMLF

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

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    Full credits (19)

    Assistant directors :

    François Azria, Thierry Binisti

    Associate Producer :

    Yves Dutheil

    Director of Photography :

    Dominique Bouilleret

    Assistant Operator :

    Philippe Lardon

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Christopher Robba

    Sound editor :

    Catherine d'Hoir

    Production Designers :

    François Decaux, Jérôme Clément

    Stunt performers :

    Michel Carliez, Claude Carliez

    Sound Mixer :

    Gérard Lamps

    Location Manager :

    Olivier Hélie

    Author of original work :

    Marc Ferro

    Screenwriters :

    Alain Riou, Jean Marbœuf, Jean-Pierre Marchand

    Sound Recordist :

    Philippe Arbez

    Production Manager :

    Yves Dutheil

    Editor :

    Anne-France Lebrun

    Continuity supervisor :

    Béatrice Pollet

    Music Composer :

    Georges Garvarentz

    Costume designer :

    Odile Sauton

    Narrator :

    Roger Planchon

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Historical, War

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1993

    French release :

    05/05/1993

    Runtime :

    2 h 13 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    80075

    Visa issue date :

    07/05/1993

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono