30.09. - 09.10.2021

My Afternoons With Margueritte France 2009 | 82 min | OV | | FF 2010

Jean Becker

Jean Becker (*1938)started as assistant to his father, directorJacques Becker. He worked with Julien Duvivierand Henri Verneuil and made three films withJean-Paul Belmondo in the sixties.

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This is a story of one of those unlikely encounters that can change the course of somebody‘s life: The encounter in a park between Germain, an almost illiterate man in his fifties, and Margueritte, a little old lady who is passionate about reading. There is 40 years and 200 pounds difference between them. One day, Germain happens to sit down beside her and Margueritte reads out loud extracts from her novels and reveals to him the magic of books from which hitherto, Germain has always felt excluded.

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Original title: La tête en friche
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Jean Becker
Screenplay: Jean-Loup Dabadie, Jean Becker
Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Gisèle Casadesus, François-Xavier Demaison, Maurane
Producer: Louis Becker
Director of Photography: Arthur Cloquet
Music: Laurent Voulzy
Production Design: Thérèse Ripaud
Editor: Jacques Witta
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Concorde Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Studio Canal | Phone: +33 1 71 35 35 35 | Email: |
Production: ICE 3; KJB Production


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