Karnaval


1h 28m 1999
Karnaval

Brief Synopsis

After a terrible argument with his father, Larbi decides to skip town and move to Marseille. But before he can get there, he meets Bea, a young woman who married too young, and is now stuck with her drunken husband Christian. The two are attracted to one another, and feel freed by the hurly burly of

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
Arte; Mk2 International
Distribution Company
Kairos Films; Mk2 International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

After a terrible argument with his father, Larbi decides to skip town and move to Marseille. But before he can get there, he meets Bea, a young woman who married too young, and is now stuck with her drunken husband Christian. The two are attracted to one another, and feel freed by the hurly burly of the carnival. But when Christian loses his job and threatens to take revenge on his employer, Bea must ask for Larbi's help in controlling Christian's rage.

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
Arte; Mk2 International
Distribution Company
Kairos Films; Mk2 International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Alfred Bauer prize for Best Film Debut at the 1999 Berlin Film Festival.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1999

Released in United States February 1999

Released in United States 2000

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 11-21, 1999.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 26 - February 6, 2000.

Feature directorial debut for Thomas Vincent.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1999

Released in United States February 1999 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 11-21, 1999.)

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 26 - February 6, 2000.)