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Strange Gardens France 2002 | 95 min | OV | | FF 2003

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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Lucien’s (Damien Jouillerot) adolescent problems with his father (Jacques Villeret) are cast in a new light when his father’s best friend (André Dussollier) tells him the story of how he and his father were faced with being executed when caught in a German dug-out during World War II. As the hour of their execution draws nearer, a German soldier entertains them and helps them forget their predicament. Based on the bestseller by Michael Quint, about his ownfather’s recollections of his wartime encounter with a German who was a clown before the war. The man was in fact Bernhard Wicki, later to become a film director of renown.
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Orig. Title: Effroyables jardins
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
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Director: Jean Becker
Screenplay: Jean Cosmos, Giullaume Laurent
Cast: Jacques Villeret, André Dussollier, Thierry Lhermitte, Benoît Magimel
Producer: Louis Becker
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Zbigniew Preisner
Camera: Jean-Maire Dreujou
Set Designer: Therese Ripaud, Bruno Margery
Cutter: Jacques Witta
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Format: 35 mm
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German Distributor:
World Sales: UGC Intenational, 24 avenue Charles de Gaulle, Paris, France, Tel: +33 1 46 40 44 00, Fax: +33 1 46 40 46 47, jrenau@ugc.fr
Production: UGC Images; Ice 3, 13, rue Yves-Toudic, Paris 75010, France, Tel: +33 1 44 52 56 90, Fax: +33 1 44 52 56 91, e-mail: ice3@free.fr
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