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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 »
User Reviews:
Haunting, surreal and ever-lasting See more (51 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:
Humphrey, the animal which the old lady chats with and which she and everyone else refers to as a rat, actually appears to be a small wallaby.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): At c. 7 minutes Lily drives her car away from her male enemies and is repeatedly shot at. However, it is only her front windscreen that is shattered. The back window is completely undamaged in the succeeding scenes.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:
Willy Boy, Willy Boy, Where Are You Going?See more »

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34 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
Haunting, surreal and ever-lasting, 26 June 2006
Author: gothicgoblin1334 from Paris, France

I must say, seeing this film was like an adult orientated verison of Alice in Wonderland; the material is dark and surreal as the music is eerie to set the mood of the film. The story revolves around a girl 'Lily' who finds herself stuck in a strange and bizarre world between fantasy and reality. Such events occurred in this film contains a talking unicorn, a teenager breast feeding an old woman (and later a unicorn?) and a naked children, frocking around the meadow as if nothing were watching them. Not since 'Eraserhead' have a seen such a bizarre, disturbing and fascinating work of art. A must see indeed for those of you who Cherish rare pieces of work like this.

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