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La lune dans le caniveau
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Writers:
Jean-Jacques Beineix (writer) &
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Release Date:
18 May 1983 (France) See more »
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Plot:
He is a revenge-obssessed stevedore whose sister was brutally raped and murdered. She is a wealthy, elusive woman. They try hard to get together... or do they? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations See more »
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Trash art! See more (14 total) »

Cast

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Gérard Depardieu ... Gérard Delmas - un docker hanté par le suicide de sa soeur

Nastassja Kinski ... Loretta Channing - une fille des beaux quartiers

Victoria Abril ... Bella - la maîtresse possessive de Gérard
Bertice Reading ... Lola
Gabriel Monnet ... Tom

Dominique Pinon ... Frank - le frère alcoolique de Gérard
Milena Vukotic ... Frieda - une prostituée vieillissante
Vittorio Mezzogiorno ... Newton Channing - le frère à la dérive de Loretta

Bernard Farcy ... Jésus
Anne-Marie Coffinet ... Dora
Jacques Herlin
Guido Alberti ... Le gardien de la cathédrale
Katya Berger ... Catherine (as Katia Berger)
Rosa Fumetto
Graziano Giusti
Fred Ulysse
Victor Cavallo
Jean-Roger Milo
Jean-Pierre Laurent
Claudia Pola
Clarisse Deudon
Julien Arrighi
Jade Biarese
Jean-Louis Airola (as Jean-Pierre Airola)
Yves-Marie Maurin ... Le narrateur (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Caterina Dalin ... Prostitute (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean-Jacques Beineix 
 
Writing credits
Jean-Jacques Beineix (writer) &
Olivier Mergault (writer)

David Goodis (novel)

Produced by
Lise Fayolle .... producer
Hubert Niogret .... line producer
Emmanuel Schlumberger .... delegate producer
Renzo Rossellini .... co-producer: Opera Film Produzione (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Gabriel Yared 
 
Cinematography by
Philippe Rousselot 
 
Film Editing by
Yves Deschamps 
Monique Prim 
 
Casting by
Dominique Besnehard 
 
Production Design by
Hilton McConnico  (as Hilton Mc Connico)
 
Costume Design by
Claire Fraisse 
 
Makeup Department
Mirella Ginnoto .... key hair stylist (as Mirela Ginnoto)
Otello Sisi .... key makeup artist
Gino Tamagnini .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Luciano Balducci .... production manager
Jean-Claude Cartier .... assistant unit manager
Catherine Mazières .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jean-Jacques Albert .... second assistant director
Inigo Lezzi .... first assistant director
Gérard Pujolar .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Alessandro Alberti .... assistant decorator (as Sandro Alberti)
Elio Altamura .... painter
Alessandro Dell'Orco .... set dresser (as Sandro Dell'Orco)
Michel Lagrange .... assistant decorator
Angelo Santucci .... set dresser
Luciano Targuini .... painter
Bernard Vézat .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Bernard Chaumeil .... boom operator
Chris David .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Jean Duguet .... sound effects editor
Pierre Gamet .... sound
Nara Kollery .... sound mixer
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... foley artist
Jean-Marc Lentretien .... sound mix technician
Jean-Paul Loublier .... sound mixer
Jacques Lévy .... post-synchronisation (as Jacques Levy)
Mariette Lévy-Novion .... sound editor
Mario Melchiorri .... assistant foley artist (as Mario Melchiori)
Claude Plouganou .... post-synchronisation
Pierre Vuillemin .... sound mixer (as Pierre Villemin)
John Marshall .... associate dubbing editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Frederic Moreau .... optical effects
 
Stunts
Daniel Breton .... stunt coordinator
Claude Carliez .... stunt coordinator
Claude Legris .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alberto Anzellotti .... gaffer
Dominique Brenguier .... camera operator
Arnaud Duboisberanger .... assistant camera (as Arnaud Du Boisberanger)
Etienne George .... still photographer
Stefano Marino .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marc Bohan .... costume designer: Nastassia Kinski
Laurence Guindollet .... wardrobe assistant
Eric Guérin .... costumer
Bertilla Silvestrini .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Catherine-Alice Deiller .... assistant editor
Ernesto Triunveri .... assistant editor (as Ernesto Triumveri)
Annie Yonnet .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Olivier Bloch-Lainé .... music recordist
Claude Ermelin .... music recordist
Lionel Gali .... musician: violin solo
Michel Ganot .... conductor: Quintette à coredes
Bruno Lambert .... music recordist
Georges Rodi .... music recordist
Hubert Varron .... musician: cello
Gabriel Yared .... music recordist
Gabriel Yared .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Nestore Baratella .... production administrator
Elizabetta Gizzi .... production administrator
Colette Lecourt .... dialogue coach
Monique Pautas .... production administrator
Luciano Tartaglia .... production administrator
Patrizia Zulini .... script supervisor (as Patricia Zulini)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La lune dans le caniveau" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
France:137 min | USA:126 min (cut version) | West Germany:126 min | Argentina:137 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
After completing the director's cut of Betty Blue (1986), Jean-Jacques Beineix approached Gaumont with a request that he do the same thing for The Moon in the Gutter (1983). The studio however informed Beineix that all the unused scenes from the film had been destroyed. Beineix has said that the original cut of the film was 4 hours long.See more »
Quotes:
Tom:A husband, you have to earn it!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Cannes... les 400 coups (1997) (TV)See more »

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7 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Trash art!, 25 September 1999
Author: mifunesamurai from Australia

Poor Gerard who has to put up with a dead sister, a crazy brother, a drunkard father, an overweight loud step-mother, a nympho of a lover and a beautiful wealthy woman. It all adds up to trash art by the master of high quality cinema, Jean-Jacques Beineix!

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