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The Inner Scar (1972)

La cicatrice intérieure (original title)
A composition of symbolic, surreal and almost mystic images.

Director:

Philippe Garrel

Writers:

Philippe Garrel, Nico (dialogue)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nico ... The Woman
Philippe Garrel ... Man / Devil
Christian Päffgen Christian Päffgen ... Child / LittleBrother (as Christian Aaron Boulogne)
Daniel Pommereulle Daniel Pommereulle ... Sheperd
Pierre Clémenti ... Horseman / Archer
Balthazar Clémenti Balthazar Clémenti ... Baby
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ... Fire-keeper / King
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Storyline

A composition of symbolic, surreal and almost mystic images.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Music

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Country:

France

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

2 February 1972 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Inner Scar See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film has no opening or closing credits. The director has forbidden subtitles in this film. The film was entirely filmed on location. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Woman: Where are you taking me?
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Connections

Featured in Le fantôme d'Henri Langlois (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

König
Composed and Performed by Nico
later recorded in the album "Camera Obscura"
There one more instrumental music in the movie, played in the scene with the little boy.
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landscape of the soul and the meaning of life in celluloid
10 January 2002 | by mingus_xSee all my reviews

one of the worlds most underrated directors and one of his early masterpieces (besides 'les hautes solitudes'(jean seberg_those wonderful eyes, those secret moments !)). i have seen those movies about ten years ago and since then desperately try to make it all happen again, but monsieur garrel hides his work in paris from the outside (video)dvd-world, why ??(why not, he may answer since his french production company has got this name) please hear(read) this and make at least one of your admirers life joyful again...


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