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Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee across the Atlas mountains. Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager... See more »

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Daru
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Mohamed
Djemel Barek ...
Slimane
Vincent Martin ...
Balducci
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Lieutenant Le Tallec
Jean-Jérôme Esposito ...
Francis
Hatim Sadiki ...
Abdelkader
Yann Goven ...
René
Antoine Régent ...
Claude
Sonia Amori ...
La prostituée
Antoine Laurent ...
Le soldat français
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Señorita Martínez
Yassir Jahraf ...
Yassin
Salma Aït Idder ...
Salma
Abdellah Echabbi ...
Rebelle groupe Abdelkader
Abdelmjid El Ghachi ...
Larbi
Aurelie Armelle Simone Chatellier ...
Raphaëlle (as Aurélie Chatellier)
Jean-Jacques Hanssen ...
Doublure Balducci
Abdelkebir El Hayaj ...
Doublure cascades cavalier villageois
Taieb Ajedig ...
Doublure cascades cavalier paysan tué (as Tayeb Ajeddig)
Abdelkader Bouchefra ...
Cavalier villageois
Issam Ben Ammar ...
Cavalier villageois
Salah Azadou ...
Cavalier villageois (as Salah Azzadou)
Azzedine Riyad ...
Rebelle
Salah Maouassa ...
Rebelle
Yassine Afroukh ...
Rebelle
Karim Abdelghafour ...
Rebelle
Abdelaaziz Attougui ...
Rebelle
Jérémie Vigot ...
Livreur de grains
Arthur Gies ...
Soldat français
Lyes Vergès ...
Soldat français
Abdelmalek Bichar ...
Soldat FNSA

Directed by

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David Oelhoffen

Written by

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Albert Camus ... (short story: L'Hôte)
 
Antoine Lacomblez ... (collaboration)
 
David Oelhoffen ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Bénédicte Bellocq ... executive producer
Olivier Charvet ... co-producer
Marc Du Pontavice ... producer
Florian Genetet-Morel ... co-producer
Matthew Gledhill ... producer
Souad Lamriki ... executive producer (as Souâd Lamriki)
Romain Le Grand ... associate producer
Viggo Mortensen ... co-producer

Music by

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Nick Cave
Warren Ellis

Cinematography by

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Guillaume Deffontaines

Film Editing by

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Juliette Welfling

Editorial Department

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Niels Barroin ... Colorist Assist
Lionel Cassan ... first assistant editor
Richard Deusy ... colorist
Audrey Kleinclaus ... lab post-production coordinator: Eclairgroup
Emmanuel Le Ridant ... digital dailies colorist
Géraldine Mangenot ... assistant editor
Jeremie Oukrat ... dailies manager

Casting By

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Stéphane Batut

Art Direction by

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Stéphane Taillasson

Set Decoration by

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Delphine De Casanove

Costume Design by

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Khadija Zeggaï

Makeup Department

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Karine Meyer ... key hair stylist
Ghislaine Nejjar ... makeup artist
Emmanuel Pitois ... key special makeup artist
Nelly Robin ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Margaux Balsan ... production supervisor
Christine Bessard ... post-production supervisor
Philippe Hagège ... production manager
Clément Tréhin-Lalanne ... assistant unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tarik Ait Ben Ali ... second assistant director
Jérôme Brière ... first assistant director
Karima Guennouni ... third assistant director
Azzedine Riyad ... additional assistant director
Sophie Thurin ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Samia Al Kayar ... set designer
Lilith Bekmezian ... assistant art director
Jean-Roch Bonnin ... property master
Frederic Perrin Fredleew ... concept artist
Martinus Van Lunen ... construction coordinator
François Willenz ... digital artist

Sound Department

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Emeline Aldeguer ... sound mix technician
Damien Berger ... boom operator
Martin Boissau ... sound mixer
Emmanuel Croset ... re-recording mixer
Thomas Desjonquères ... supervising sound editor
Olivier Guillaume ... adr mixer
Guillaume Moutardier ... sound mix technician
Florian Penot ... Monteur adjoint
Philippe Penot ... foley artist
Pierre Picq ... boom operator
Simon Poupard ... sound editor
Hubert Teissedre ... foley mixer
Matthieu Tertois ... assistant re-recording mixer

Visual Effects by

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Jerome Auliac ... digital compositor
Alain Bignet ... compositing supervisor
Nicolas Chavigny ... matte painter (visual effects)
Thierry Delobel ... visual effects director
Florence Dubin ... matte painter
Ludivine Ducrocq ... visual effects producer
Frederic Perrin Fredleew ... visual effects: digital matte painter
Jean-Francois Michelas ... digital compositor
Ugo Pierantoni ... digital compositor
David Sanchez ... digital compositor
Arnaud Soulabaille ... digital compositor
Virginie Wintrebert ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Younes Afroukh ... stunt performer (stunt performer)
Abdelaaziz Attougui ... stuntman
Hami Belal ... stunt performer
Chakir El Fayz ... stunt double
Benoît Fabre ... stunt performer
Loin des Hommes ... stunt performer
Gérard Lesage ... stunt coordinator
Stephane Linet ... stunt coordinator
Joel Proust ... horse master
Ben Tallart ... stunt double
Jérémie Vigot ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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El Mokhtar Aboukal ... digital data backup
Thomas Collet ... second assistant camera
Ilham El Abdi ... assistant camera
Eric Gies ... gaffer
Hassan Hajhouj ... best grip
Lyanboui Khaoula ... video assisstanat operator
Thami Lahrach ... electrician
Khawla Lyanboui ... video playback operator
Laurent Passera ... key grip
Crînguta Pînzaru ... camera operator: b camera
Imad Rechiche ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Benoît Theunissen ... b camera/steadicam operator
Anna-Katia Vincent ... first assistant camera

Casting Department

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Taoufik El Jannani ... cast manager

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Samira Bejjoudi ... set costumer

Location Management

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Rabii El Bakki ... location manager (as Rabii Elbakki)
Ismail Kajji ... location assistant
El Hassan Ait Moudoud ... location manager assistant

Music Department

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Nick Cave ... music composer
Warren Ellis ... music composer
Ben Foster ... conductor and arranger
Jake Jackson ... score and mix engineer
Gerard McCann ... music editor / musician: cello
Sam Thompson ... assistant orchestrator

Other crew

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Miloud Akdim ... assistant to locations
Marie Ducret ... script supervisor
Frederic Jupin ... post-production coordinator: Eclair Numérique
Jalil Lamriki ... production coordinator Morocco
Stéphane Linet ... armorer
Clément Tréhin-Lalanne ... unit manager assistant
Stéphanie Valet ... production accountant

Thanks

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Ahmed Benaïssa ... thanks
Catherine Camus ... thanks

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Far from Men (World-wide, English title)
  • Den Menschen so fern (Germany)
  • Lejos de los hombres (Spain)
  • Longe dos Homens (Portugal)
  • Далеч от хората (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Budget $7,700,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The director approached Mortensen with his script because in his mind he was the ideal actor for the role.Mortensen gave his affirmative answer 10 days after reading it and in the process participated in the production as well.Similarly,Nick Cave agreed to compose the music for the film,after the director presented him with his idea. See more »
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