About the film
A Saturday on Earth
Release Date: August 28, 1996
|Production Companies||:||Canal+, CNC, Studio Images 2, Cofimage 7, Lumière, La Sept Cinéma, MP Productions, Fondation GAN pour le Cinéma, Ima Films|
|Producers||:||Frédérique Moidon, Georges Benayoun, Elisabeth Deviosse, Véronique Rofé, Marie-France Michel, Charles Tible, Michel Propper|
|Writers||:||Guillaume Laurant, Diane Bertrand, Diane Bertrand|
A series of seemingly unconnected events and 50 important speaking parts make this film a jigsaw puzzle to be solved by the viewer. Martin and Claire were separated in childhood, and are brought together by a series of coincidences. A tragic car crash is central to the story, but seemingly unimportant events can hold great significance. Through a montage of different film stock and techniques director Diane Bertrand creates pieces of a puzzle, from which the viewer has to piece together a story. That's the premise of the film, and it is solvable. You just have to work a bit...