Cast & Crew
Set in the 1930s, the troubled love affair between the son of a Polish immigrant living in a small French mining town, and a beautiful young French woman.
Released in United States 1991
Released in United States November 1991
Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.
Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 14-18, 1991.
Film is based on Barbier's prize-winning short; he spent five years collaborating with his father on a feature-length screenplay.
Feature directorial debut for IDHEC graduate Eric Barbier.
Began shooting November 11, 1989.
Completed shooting May 1, 1990.
The investment by the Club des Investisseurs, comprised of Credit Lyonnais, Credit Agricole, Credit National, Worms, Epargne de France, Caisse des Depots and Sodete, was guaranteed by the French government's Institut pour le Financement du Cinema et des Industries Culturelles (IFCIC).
Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.)
Released in United States November 1991 (Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 14-18, 1991.)