The Visitors


1h 46m 1993

Brief Synopsis

The King of France has decided to reward the valiant Godefroy de Papincourt for saving his life by betrothing him to a charming noblewoman. On the way home to his wedding, Godefroy and his squire cross paths with a powerful witch and soon find themselves transported into the twentieth century, where

Film Details

Also Known As
Les Visiteurs, Les Visiteurs: Ils ne sont pas nes d'hier!, Visiteurs: Ils ne sont pas nes d'hier!, Visitors, visiteurs
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
Miramax Zoe

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

The King of France has decided to reward the valiant Godefroy de Papincourt for saving his life by betrothing him to a charming noblewoman. On the way home to his wedding, Godefroy and his squire cross paths with a powerful witch and soon find themselves transported into the twentieth century, where they proceed to "slay" several fierce modern appliances.

Crew

Jean-laurent Agrinier

Wardrobe Assistant

Jean-noel Andrieux

Assistant

Sophie Antonuccio

Hair Assistant

Fabrice Anut

Other

Patrick Archambault

Hair Stylist

Andre Atellian

Other

Frederic Atellian

Other

Muriel Baurens

Makeup Artist

Benoit Bayle

Other

Chrisophe Bequcarne

Assistant Camera Operator

Isabelle Bequchesne

Assistant Director

Eric Bialas

Assistant

Louise-ferdinand Billet

Wardrobe Assistant

Laure Blaess

Accountant

Celina Blanc

Casting

Jean-robert Blanche

Assistant Set Decorator

Camille Borides-resnais

Assistant Editor

Sylvianne Bouget

Boom Operator

Richard Brodet

Electrician

Bernard Caroff

Other

Jeremie Chapelet

Assistant

Agnes Chaulier

Other

Dominique Chepet

Assistant

Christian Clavier

Writer (Adaptation)

Christian Clavier

Screenplay

Christophe Cojan

Electrician

Marie-francoise Conreur-le-duc

Dresser

Rachel Corlet

Other

Alain Coussau

Electrician

Muriel Cravatte

Assistant

Thierry Crepin

Assistant Set Decorator

Gilbert Crozet

Other

Francois D'artemare

Assistant Director

Charlotte David

Costumes

Pascal Delaunay

Other

Frederic Donigulan

Assistant

Caroline Emery

Other

Badara Faye

Assistant

Jerome Fortier

Assistant

Olivier Foucher

Assistant

Jacques Gastineau

Makeup

Emmanuel Gateau

Production Assistant

Caroline Gautier

Other

Lizabeth Gelber

Assistant Editor

Jean Goudier

Sound Designer

Bruno Gourt

Assistant

Michel Grimaud

Other

Paul Gueu

Assistant Director

Madjid Hamaoui

Assistant

Pascal Henin

Electrician

Patrice Iva

Hair Assistant

Gisele Jacquin

Hair Assistant

Fanny Jakubowicz

Dresser

Manuel Jorge

Assistant Set Decorator

Sylvie Jouineau

Makeup Assistant

Catherine Kelber

Editor

Gilles Laboulandine

Construction

Nadia Laurent

Makeup Assistant

Bruno Lefebvre

Assistant

Patrick Lefevre

Assistant

Christophe Legal

Assistant Producer

Annick Legout

Makeup Assistant

Benoit Lemaire

Wardrobe Assistant

Jean-yves Lemener

Director Of Photography

Bernard Lependu

Electrician

Franck Lependu

Electrician

Bernard Leroux

Sound

Catherine Leterrier

Costume Designer

Eric Levi

Music

Jerome Levy

Sound

Phillipe Lievie

Production

Daniel Maltret

Assistant Set Decorator

Serge Margiocchi

Assistant

Fran├žoise Menidrey

Casting

Celine Migeon

Other

Jacques Mironneau

Camera

Philippe Morlier

Assistant

Jean-marc Mouligne

Mechanical Special Effects

Eric Noue

Other

Chantal Perneker

Other

Jerome Piebois

Photography

Emmanuel Pitois

Makeup

Jean-marie Poire

Screenplay

Jean-marie Poire

Writer (Adaptation)

Jean-michel Poulin

Electrician

Jacques Puiseau

Effects Assistant

Annick Rendon

Dresser

Dorian Rigal-ansous

Assistant Editor

Gilles Rossire

Makeup

Jean-charles Ruault

Sound Engineer

Roger Saillard

Assistant

Betrand Seitz

Assistant Director

Jean-claude Temporelli

Electrician

Alain Terzian

Producer

Franck Thevenon

Assistant

Christopher Thiollier

Lighting

Evelyne Tison

Casting

Hugues Tissandier

Art Director

Jean-philippe Vallespir

Assistant Editor

Bobane Veselinovic

Assistant Set Decorator

Thomas Vichy

Assistant

Claude Villand

Sound

Jean-marie Vives

Matte Painter

Adeline Yoyotte-husson

Assistant Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Les Visiteurs, Les Visiteurs: Ils ne sont pas nes d'hier!, Visiteurs: Ils ne sont pas nes d'hier!, Visitors, visiteurs
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
Miramax Zoe

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for nine 1993 Cesar Awards. The film won one award, for best supporting actress (Valerie Lemercier).

Released in United States Summer July 12, 1996

Released in United States on Video April 22, 1997

Released in United States February 1993

Released in United States November 1993

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States March 1994

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 11-22, 1993.

Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 10-14, 1993.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-16, 1994.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-13, 1994.

Earlier plans to release a dubbed English-language version, written by Mel Brooks, in the U.S. were scrapped.

Released in United States Summer July 12, 1996

Released in United States February 1993 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 11-22, 1993.)

Released in United States November 1993 (Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 10-14, 1993.)

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-16, 1994.)

Released in United States March 1994 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-13, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video April 22, 1997