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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:
Interesting surreal flick 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)
 
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Runtime:
France:100 min | France:95 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
Lily's car is a Honda 600 Coupe.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:
Hey, Ho, Nobody Home?See more »

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22 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
Interesting surreal flick, 15 July 2000
Author: Jon (ssgtjon@hotmail.com) from San Antonio, Texas

I watched this film on French TV when I was in Saudi Arabia in winter of 1998 on the front porch of a GP tent out in the middle of a cold desert on one of my nights off and found this a fascinating film. It's very hard to describe. A young English woman is driving down the French countryside and some sort of apocalypse takes place and she pulls over to an old country cottage and starts having hallucinations of a unicorn living nearby, a crippled old woman, several other weird things. It is totally European in every respect and only die-hard art house fans would enjoy this. Apparently, it has never been released in America. I know Louis Malle is an acclaimed director, but I really don't know much about his work and haven't seen any of his films, except Atlantic City, which was much different from this.

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