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Release Date: January 25, 1977

Year    :   1977
Slogan    :   «A Movie of Rare Intelligence»
Genres    :   Drama, Fantasy, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Citel Films, SFP, France 3, Action Films
Director    :   Alain Resnais
Producers    :   Michel Choquet, Lise Fayolle, Yves Gasser, Yves Peyrot, Michel Fauré, Antoine Gannagé, Philippe Dussart, Klaus Hellwig, Juergen Hellwig, Roland Sabary
Writers    :   David Mercer, David Mercer
RunTime    :   110 mins.

On the eve of his 78th birthday, the ailing, alcoholic writer Clive Langham spends a painful and sleepless night mentally composing and recomposing scenes for a novel in which characters based on his own family are shaped by his fantasies and memories, alongside his caustic commentary on their behaviour.

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