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8 May 1977 (USA) See more »
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French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Won Oscar. Another 1 nomination See more »
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Very telling picture of war... See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Jean Carmet ... Sergeant Bosselet
Jacques Dufilho ... Paul Rechampot
Catherine Rouvel ... Marinette
Jacques Spiesser ... Hubert Fresnoy
Maurice Barrier ... Caprice
Benjamin Memel Atchory ... Assomption
Peter Berling ... Père Jean de la Croix
Marius Beugre Boignan ... Barthelmy
Claude Legros ... Jacques Rechampot
Dora Doll ... Maryvonne
Baye Macoumba Diop ... Lamartine
Jacques Monnet ... Père Simon
Dieter Schidor ... Kraft
Aboubakar Toine ... Fidele
Marc Zuber ... Major Anglais
Mamadou Koulibaly
Helmut Fiker
Klaus Huebl ... Haussmann
Natou Koly ... Charlotte
Bertin Kouakou
T. Kouao ... John
Jean-François N'Guessan ... Marius
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Directed by
Jean-Jacques Annaud 
 
Writing credits
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Jean-Jacques Annaud 
Georges Conchon 

Produced by
Arthur Cohn .... producer
Jacques Perrin .... producer
Giorgio Silvagni .... producer
 
Original Music by
Pierre Bachelet 
 
Cinematography by
Claude Agostini 
 
Film Editing by
Françoise Bonnot 
 
Set Decoration by
Max Douy 
 
Makeup Department
Gisèle Jacquin .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dominique Cheminal .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Alain Curvelier .... sound
 
Music Department
William Flageollet .... music mixer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Noirs et blancs en couleur" - Ivory Coast (original title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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The original French title of this movie was "La Victoire en Chantant" (Victory, as she sings), the first line of the famous patriotic song "Le chant du Départ" (The Farewell Hymn), written in 1794 during the French Revolution and nicknamed "the Marseillaise's twin". The untranslatable title became "Black and White in Colour" which was later re-translated literally.See more »
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Featured in The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV)See more »

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7 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Very telling picture of war..., 9 January 2002
Author: JC from sacramento, ca



At the time I'm writing this we are at war in the USA. I would hope that anyone worn down by the reality of these times would see this picture. What a testament to the insanity.

My favorite part in this movie is when the natives are traveling and singing as they carry the lazy priests along their journey. The translations of the lyrics are hilarious, considering the pompous priests have no idea what they are singing and think its rather quaint.

A 10 and a 0 poke.*

*see my other reviews for poke definition

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