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De bruit et de fureur (1988)

This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruno Cremer ... Marcel
François Négret François Négret ... Jean-Roger
Vincent Gasperitsch Vincent Gasperitsch ... Bruno
Fabienne Babe Fabienne Babe ... Enseignante
María Luisa García ... Apparition (as Lisa Hérédia)
Fejria Deliba Fejria Deliba ... Mina
Thierry Helene Thierry Helene ... Thierry
Sandrine Arnault Sandrine Arnault ... Fille Marcel
Victoire Buff Victoire Buff ... Amie Thierry
Françoise Vatel Françoise Vatel ... Mere Jean-Roger
Albert Montias Albert Montias ... Frère de Marcel
Lucien Plazanet Lucien Plazanet ... Un voisin
Antonio García Antonio García ... Grand-père
Antoine Fontaine Antoine Fontaine ... Principal ecole
Luc Ponette Luc Ponette ... Sous-directeur ecole
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This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a phantasy world, while his mother is away at work. But then he befriends the violent Jean-Roger, who's from a severely disturbed family, where nobody cares what he's doing. In school Jean-Roger drives their teacher into despair just for fun. To separate the two boys, she starts to stimulate Bruno's interests by giving him extra lessons. When Jean-Roger fears loosing his one and only friend, he becomes even more aggressive. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 June 1988 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

De Barulho e de Fúria See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Les cinéphiles - Le retour de Jean (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Retour à Paris
Music by Charles Trenet
Lyrics by Charles Trenet
Performed by Charles Trenet
Available on EMI Pathe Marconi
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By turns funny, grotesque, harsh and lyrical.
19 July 2000 | by conor-17See all my reviews

It's been about 5 years since I saw this film, but it was so powerful that many images are still strong in my mind. Ostensibly based around a withdrawn, neglected young boy living with his mother (absent throughout the film) in a French sink estate, De Bruit et de Fureur soon departs from social realism to become something truly unique. It is, by turns, funny, grotesque, harsh and lyrical, and one of the most affecting pieces of cinema I have ever seen.


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