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What the Day Owes the Night ()

Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (original title)
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Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A... See more »

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Émilie / Jonas' girlfriend
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Younès / Jonas
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Madame Cazenave / Émilie's mother
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Juan Rucillio
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Madeleine
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Mohamed
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Fabrice
Olivier Barthélémy ...
Jean-Christophe
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Isabelle
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Simon / Michel
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Dédé (as Mathieu Boujenah)
Tayeb Belmihoub ...
Issa
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Djelloul
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Krimo
Abbes Zahmani ...
Bliss (as Abbès Zhamani)
Sarah Elborj ...
Zineb
Sébastien Magne ...
José
Jean-Claude de Goros ...
Le maire de Rio Salado
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Le commandant de gendarmerie
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Hélène
Jean-Pierre Becker ...
L'instituteur
Frédéric Longbois ...
Le chanteur
Ahcène Benzerrari ...
Le caïd
Daniel Saint-Hamont ...
Le notaire
Iyad Bouchi ...
Younès / Jonas (enfant)
Nova-Louna Castano ...
Émilie (enfant)
Ilana Ferreira ...
Isabelle (enfant)
Martin Rompteaux ...
Jean-Christophe (enfant)
Eliott Lobrot ...
Fabrice (enfant)
Nicolas Rompteaux ...
Simon (enfant)
Inès Daldoul ...
Zahra (enfant)
Med Hédi ...
Michel (enfant)
Khalil Letaief ...
Michel (enfant)
Jean-François Poron ...
Younès (70 ans)
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Jean-Christophe (70 ans)
Samira Laabadi
Abderrazek Hammami
Farès Belhassen
Nissaf Ben Hafsia ...
(as Nissaf Bel Hafsia)
Armel Sosso
Med Walid Messaoudi
Jean-Marc Mercier
Guy Amram
Lotfi Ben Belgacem
Nebris Belkacem
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(as Farès Landolssi)
Bernadette Machilot ...
(as Bernadette Machillot)
André Ferre
Yadh Beji
Pierre Roukhon ...
(as Pierre Rouchon)
Pierre Abbou ...
Le cafetier Oran

Directed by

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Alexandre Arcady

Written by

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Yasmina Khadra ... (novel)
 
Daniel Saint-Hamont ... (written by) &
Alexandre Arcady ... (written by) &
Blandine Stintzy ... (written by)
 
Alexandra Deman ... (collaborating writer) &
Katie Pouchaudon ... (collaborating writer) &
Antoine Lacomblez ... (collaborating writer)

Produced by

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Alexandre Arcady ... producer
Catherine Grandjean ... line producer
Nadia Khamlichi ... co-producer
Inigo Lezzi ... executive producer
Christophe Louis ... co-producer
Patricia Motte ... co-executive producer: Belgium
Adrian Politowski ... co-producer
Romain Richard ... assistant producer
Gilles Waterkeyn ... co-producer

Music by

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Armand Amar

Cinematography by

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Gilles Henry

Film Editing by

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Manuel De Sousa ... (as Manu de Sousa)

Editorial Department

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Raphaël Bouchez ... assistant editor
Clément Guégan ... digital conformation
Emmanuelle Legendre ... assistant editor
Bruno Patin ... colorist

Casting By

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Pierre-Jacques Bénichou

Art Direction by

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Tony Egry

Set Decoration by

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Emmanuel Maintigneux

Costume Design by

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Eric Perron ... (as Éric Perron)

Makeup Department

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Virginie Berland ... facial hair maker
Stella Bertiglia ... hair stylist
Amel Ouechtati ... makeup artist
Marilyne Scarselli ... hair stylist: additional
Garance Van Rossum ... assistant makeup artist
Emmanuelle Velghe ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Abbes Ben Dhifallah ... assistant production manager
Thomas Del Rio ... assistant unit manager: Paris
Jean-Yves Dupuis ... production manager
Ygal Egry ... unit manager: Paris
Scarlett Garson ... post-production supervisor
Cédric Iland ... co-production manager: Belgium
Romain Richard ... post-production supervisor
Clément Sentilhes ... production manager
Ben Spectre ... assistant production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pierre Aknine ... second unit director
Alexandra Dupont ... second assistant director
Arthur Meynier ... third assistant director
Pascal Meynier ... first assistant director
Giovanni Nazzaro ... first assistant director: second unit
Cyrille Pailles ... daily assistant director

Art Department

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Henri-Charles Alexandre ... props master (as Henri-Charles Alexandre)
Jiri Hanibal Jr. ... first assistant art director
Emmanuel Maintigneux ... set designer
Thomas Piffaut ... property master
Clovis Weil ... assistant art director

Sound Department

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Annabel Acquaviva ... boom operator
Jérémy Babinet ... foley editor
Nicolas Bouvet-Levrard ... sound editor (as Nicolas Bouvet)
Matthieu Dallaporta ... dialogue editor / re-recording mixer
Amaury de Nexon ... sound
Alexandre Hernandez ... supervising sound editor
François Lepeuple ... foley artist
Didier Lozahic ... re-recording mixer
Quentin Lévy ... foley assistant
Pierre Picq ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Julie Perron ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Benjamin Ageorges ... visual effects supervisor
Stephane Bidault ... visual effects supervisor
Nicolas Chavigny ... matte painter
Nicolas Corson ... digital compositor
Leslie Deboeur ... digital compositor
Jean Louis Dousson ... visual effects supervisor
Pauline Hans ... visual effects
Mathieu Jussreandot ... digital artist
Jean-Antoine Lacolle ... digital compositor
Marian Landrieve ... digital compositor
Paul Moriaux ... visual effects supervisor
Bruno Nicolas ... visual effects artist
Leslie Renaud ... digital compositor
Couturiaux Romain ... digital compositor: beDigital
Matthias Weber ... visual effects producer
Gilles Wouters ... digital compositor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Makrem Ayari ... second assistant camera
Reynald Capurro ... cinematographer: second unit
François-Xavier Hugues-Clery ... grip
Zied Jendoubi ... electrician
Philippe Leroy ... electrician
Marco Martelli ... camera and steadicam operator
Amine Messadi ... assistant camera
Pierre Michaud ... gaffer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nathalie Chesnais ... costume supervisor
Jonathan Gain ... location costume manager

Location Management

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Valentine De Garidel ... assistant location manager
Attila Egry ... location manager

Music Department

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Camille Adrien ... composer: additional music
Fabien Cali ... composer: additional music / orchestrator
Julien Carton ... piano
Emilie Ruby ... music editor
Anne-Sophie Versnaeyen ... orchestrator

Script and Continuity Department

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Héloïse Moreau ... script supervisor
Aurélie Nolf ... assistant script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Jean-Yves Dupuis ... production manager belgium
Renaud Lefevre ... making-of
Martin Metz ... production executive
Frédéric Mouquet ... animals
Harmel Sbraire ... coach: actors
Iwona Sellers ... production executive
Bastien Sirodot ... production executive
Olivier Thoret ... assistant producer

Thanks

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Jeremy Burdek ... special thanks
Nadia Khamlichi ... special thanks
Diane Kurys ... the director wishes to thank

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country. Written by lletaif

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Also Known As
  • What the Day Owes the Night (Egypt, English title)
  • What the Day Owes the Night (World-wide, English title)
  • What the Day Owes the Night (United States)
  • What the Day Owes the Night (Canada, English title)
  • What the Day Owes the Night (United Kingdom)
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Runtime
  • 162 min
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Budget EUR13,170,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The place where the resistance organizes itself near Rio Salado in the movie was filmed in Zaghouan/ Tunisia See more »
Goofs A poster for the movie Ranch of the Ruthless (1965) was seen in the theater in 1950s while this film haven't been released until 1965. See more »
Movie Connections References Fandango (1948). See more »
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