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Director:
Writers:
Louis Malle (written by)
Joyce Buñuel (additional dialogue)
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Release Date:
24 September 1975 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
An apocalyptic Alice in Wonderland!
Plot:
To escape a war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an expansive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural lifestyle. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins See more »
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(42 articles)
User Reviews:
Unavailable wonderful movie See more (49 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Louis Malle 
 
Writing credits
Louis Malle (written by)

Joyce Buñuel (additional dialogue) (as Joyce Bunuel)

Ghislain Uhry  collaboration (uncredited)

Produced by
Claude Nedjar .... associate producer
Claude Nedjar .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Sven Nykvist 
 
Film Editing by
Suzanne Baron 
 
Art Direction by
Ghislain Uhry 
 
Makeup Department
Rino Carboni .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Paul Maigret .... production manager
Roland Thénot .... assistant production manager (as Roland Thenot)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fernand Moszkowicz .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Michèle Collison .... post synchronization
Nara Kollery .... sound (as Nara Kolery)
Jacques Lévy .... post synchronization (as Jacques Levy)
Jacques Maumont .... sound mixer
Luc Perini .... sound effects
 
Special Effects by
Pierre Roudeix .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
François Catonné .... assistant camera (as François Catonne)
Bruno de Keyzer .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Joëlle Barjolin .... assistant editor (as Joelle Barjolin)
 
Music Department
Les Enfants de la Maîtrise de Radio-France .... music collaborator
Sylvia Lindenstrand .... music collaborator
Diego Masson .... music supervisor
Anthony Roden .... music collaborator
 
Other crew
François Nadal .... animal consultant
Robert Verbecke .... animal consultant
 
Thanks
Therese Giehse .... in memory of (as Thérèse Giehse)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
France:100 min | France:95 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
Filmed partially at director Louis Malle's country home in Cahors, France.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Man on Radio:Shall I describe to you the crime and vice that is being committed in the large cities of the world? I don't suppose...
[fades]
Man on Radio:... I want to talk about your sin.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Waking Life (2001)See more »
Soundtrack:
Tristan und IsoldeSee more »

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19 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Unavailable wonderful movie, 27 March 2004
Author: (jmosh-1) from Alameda, CA

It played here in Berkeley in the late 1970's at the repertory UC Theatre (now defunct of course), I saw it in Cologne in 1976, but it doesn't seem to have been picked up by any US distributor and it is not and has never been available on VHS, Laserdisc, or DVD anywhere in the world, AFAIK. And I have never seen it on cable tv (Sundance, IFC, you listening?).

A neo-surrealistic fantasy, it was promoted in newspaper ads in Germany as The Movie Where Animals Talk to People!

Weird and wonderful from beginning to end, IMHO. An old woman sitting at her kitchen table talking to a rat sitting on it. An 8 year old or so boy and girl playing in the yard and suddenly breaking into the complete love duet from Tristan & Isolde. Joe Dallesandro of Andy Warhol/Paul Morrisey movies, and lots more. I can't remember it very well at this point, it's been a quarter of a century since I saw it.

The number one film on my want list.

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