Genealogies d'un crime


1h 53m 1997

Brief Synopsis

An exploration of the Oedipal theme--of fate versus individual choice--which is based on a true story of a Freudian psychoanalyst in turn-of-the-century Vienna who detects homicidal tendencies in her five-year-old nephew and is eventually killed by him. Actress Catherine Deneuve plays both the Aunt

Film Details

Also Known As
Genealogies of a Crime
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Vicinity of Paris, France; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Synopsis

An exploration of the Oedipal theme--of fate versus individual choice--which is based on a true story of a Freudian psychoanalyst in turn-of-the-century Vienna who detects homicidal tendencies in her five-year-old nephew and is eventually killed by him. Actress Catherine Deneuve plays both the Aunt Jeanne and Solange, the lawyer who eventually represents the now-grown nephew, Rene. As Solange begins to investigate the complex relationship between Rene and his victim, her life and identity become merged with that of her her client, and her destiny is ultimately transformed.

Film Details

Also Known As
Genealogies of a Crime
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Vicinity of Paris, France; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Silver Bear Lifetime Contribution to the Arts of Cinematography award at the 1997 Berlin International Film Festival.

Limited Release in United States March 27, 1998

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States February 1997

Released in United States March 1998

Released in United States on Video April 19, 2005

Released in United States Spring March 27, 1998

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.

Began shooting June 1996.

Completed shooting August 2, 1996.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.)

Released in United States February 1997 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of program "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Today" March 13-24, 1998.)

Limited Release in United States March 27, 1998

Released in United States Spring March 27, 1998

Released in United States on Video April 19, 2005