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25 February 1994 (USA) See more »
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Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality... See more » | Add synopsis »
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7 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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one of the greatest experiences of my life See more (25 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Cyril Collard ... Jean

Romane Bohringer ... Laura
Carlos López ... Samy
Corine Blue ... Laura's Mother
Claude Winter ... Jean's Mother
René-Marc Bini ... Marc

Maria Schneider ... Noria
Clémentine Célarié ... Marianne
Laura Favali ... Karine
Denis D'Arcangelo ... Singer
Jean-Jacques Jauffret ... Pierre Olivier
Aïssa Djabri ... Kader
Francisco Giménez ... Paco

Marine Delterme ... Sylvie
Yannick Tolila ... Nurse
Olivier Pajot ... Emperor
Diego Porres ... Jaime
Stephan Lakatos ... Jipe
Christophe Chantre ... Martial
Michel Voletti ... Mr. André
Régine Arniaud ... Véro
Ana López Villanúa ... Samy's Mother
Olivier Chavarot ... Olivier

Samir Guesmi ... Jamel
Claudio Zaccai ... Doctor
Dominique Figaro ... Camille
Rosa Castro ... Housekeeper
Nella Banfi ... Manager
Hassan Bajja ... Guide
Luc Palun ... Trainer 1
Fabrice Bagni ... Trainer 2
Nicolas Davy ... Player 1
Laurent Laguerre ... Player 2
Paco Giminez ... Pablo
Pavlouska ... Hostess
Martine Breheret ... Neighbor
Olivier Ramon ... Guard
Benjamin Lubet ... Cop 1
Emmanuel Bosc ... Cop 2
Magali Noaro ... Cop 3
Ben Farouk ... Young French North African
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ... Serge
Marco Prince ... Small part (uncredited)

Directed by
Cyril Collard 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Cyril Collard 
Jacques Fieschi  adaptation

Produced by
Nella Banfi .... producer
Ilann Girard .... associate producer
Jean-Frédéric Samie .... executive producer
Alessandro Verdecchi .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
René-Marc Bini 
Cyril Collard 
 
Cinematography by
Manuel Teran 
 
Film Editing by
Lise Beaulieu 
 
Production Design by
Jacky Macchi 
 
Set Decoration by
Katja Kosenina 
Jacky Macchi 
 
Costume Design by
Régine Arniaud 
 
Makeup Department
Lucía Bretones-Méndez .... assistant makeup artist
Chantal Gourves .... hair stylist
Hertz Nativ .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Daniel Baschieri .... unit manager
Jean-Denis Berembaum .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Corine Blue .... assistant director
Jean-Jacques Jauffret .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Frédéric Attal .... sound editor
Michel Brethez .... sound
Eric Ferret .... post-production sound engineer
Patrice Grisolet .... sound editor
Dominique Hennequin .... sound
Pierre Tucat .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunt coordinator
Max Garnier .... stunt driver
Michel Julienne .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alain Benoît .... key grip: Morocco-Portugal
Serge Cry .... chief electrician
Stéphane Cry .... electrician
Pierre-Louis de Stefano .... grip
Bernard Fau .... still photographer
Marc Koninckx .... Steadicam operator
Philippe Lardon .... third assistant camera
Gilbert Lucido .... key grip
Valentine Marvel .... second assistant camera (as Valentine Perrin)
Jacques Monge .... Steadicam operator
Pascal Pajaud .... gaffer
William Watterlot .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Frédéric Bernardini .... assistant editor: Morocco-Portugal
Thierry Demay .... assistant editor: Morocco-Portugal
Béatrice Maleville .... assistant editor: Morocco and Portugal
Camila Pascal .... assistant editor: Morocco-Portugal
Raymond Terrentin .... color timer
 
Music Department
Noir Désir .... composer: song "Si rien ne bouge"
 
Other crew
Guillaume Bonnier .... production assistant
Emmanuel Bosc .... production assistant
Frédéric Brouard .... production assistant
Nicolas Davy .... production assistant
Philippe Gibier .... groupman
Jacky Jaillet .... helicopter pilot
Patrice Jouskovitch .... animal trainer
Samir Larif .... production assistant
Benjamin Lubet .... production assistant
Yves Perrot .... production assistant
Dominique Philiponska .... production assistant
Caroline Saillo .... script supervisor
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire .... production assistant
 

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Also Known As:
"Les nuits fauves" - France (original title)
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126 min
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Trivia:
The first film to win Best Film and Best First Film at the French equivalent of the Oscars, the Cesars. Unfortunately the film's director, Cyril Collard, didn't live to see his double win, succumbing to AIDS three days before the ceremony.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Jean:I feel I'm going through life like an American tourist, doing as many towns as possible.
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5 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
one of the greatest experiences of my life, 13 July 1999

When I saw it for the first time on 1st Russian Channel ORT in The Gold Collection I was so impressed I couldn't talk about it. This movie really changed me, changed the way I felt about myself & the world around. Cyril have done really great job to help people understand that there are other colours in this world besides black & white and sometimes people are learning a lot even if hurts to live. I remember 2 interesting quotes: the 1st is from Del Amitri song: "When U driving with your breakes on, when U swimming with your boots on - it's really hard to say U love someone, it's really hard to say U don't." And the 2nd is (somebody wrote once): everything that doesn't kill me - makes me stronger. Unfortunately we can't use it literally in this case. But it's the same situation with all heroes - they die young & became famous. Another thing I'd like to say is: has anyone ever tried to compare Cyril Collard's "Les Nuits Fauves" and Gregg Araki's 'The Living End"? I mean these 2 pictures are quite different but I felt both of it are really personal & chamber. And acting, editing, directing & filming I think has a lot in common. But the end in "Les Nuits Fauves" I like more. And the music is just great. It's not really professional but it makes it more touching. Thank U for reading this comment.

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