L' Inconnu de Strasbourg


1h 40m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Madeleine and Jean-Paul are lovers. One night they are discovered by Madeleine's husband whom Madeleine then accidentally shoots. The two plan to meet on October 13th, in a cafe in Strasbourg. But before then, Jean-Paul is involved in a car accident and gets amnesia. He has no idea who he is but rec

Film Details

Also Known As
Inconnu de Strasbourg, Stranger from Strasbourg, A
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; StudioCanal
Location
Strasbourg, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Madeleine and Jean-Paul are lovers. One night they are discovered by Madeleine's husband whom Madeleine then accidentally shoots. The two plan to meet on October 13th, in a cafe in Strasbourg. But before then, Jean-Paul is involved in a car accident and gets amnesia. He has no idea who he is but recalls only the rendez-vous. Going to Strasbourg, he is repeatedly addressed as Christian Vogel, heir to a large fortune. He plays along with this new identity, unaware that he is now part of a sinister plot. Only Madeleine can help him discover the truth.

Film Details

Also Known As
Inconnu de Strasbourg, Stranger from Strasbourg, A
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; StudioCanal
Location
Strasbourg, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States February 1999

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 27 - September 7, 1998.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 19-28, 1999.

Completed shooting December 6, 1997.

Began shooting October 20, 1997.

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 27 - September 7, 1998.)

Released in United States 1999 (US premiere at the 1999 Miami Film Festival.)

Released in United States February 1999 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 19-28, 1999.)